Age Group: 7+
The e-book 'Written Language Production—Paragraph Structure' is the second part of the three-part series 'Written Language Production'. It comprises a brief theoretical section and 273 worksheets organised on an increasing level of difficulty to facilitate the development of written language at paragraph level. The first part is divided into three stages and nine levels, while the second one proposes ten strategies for guiding children towards paragraph development.
- Technique of Pictures (Look and Write)
- Technique of Modifying and Reversing Patterns
- Technique of Letters
- Technique of the Seven Questions (who, what, where, when, how, why, how much/long/often)
- Technique of Text Superstructures
- Technique of Incomplete Phrases and Phrases out of Logical Order
- Technique of Related Words
- Technique of Written Instructions
- Technique of the Fantastic Binomial
- Brainstorming Technique
Oral and Written Language
Language can be oral and written. It requires the operation of complex mechanisms. Oral language includes listening and speaking, while written language reading and writing.
Speaking/listening and writing/reading constitute the two fundamental means of language production and perception. Oral language is direct and has many paralinguistic features, including tone of voice, eye contact, style, body posture, and gestures. Paralinguistic elements of communication play an important role in how meaning is conveyed, helping listeners interpret content appropriately (Barton). On the other hand, written language lacks all the above-mentioned paralinguistic features. It is not direct and does not encourage feedback (Barton).
Type: 1 pdf File
Size: 11.6 MB
Number of pages: 312
Author: Alice Kassotaki - Speech Language Pathologist MSc, BSc
Translation & Proofreading: Rigli Maria
Readable on: PC / Mac, Tablet PCs, E-Readers
This is an excellent, easy to use and nicely structured resource to use with those students who are stuck learning to write paragraphs. My only reservation is that the pictures are a little confusing in the section showing pictures and then writing a paragraph. I would still recommend this resource highly.
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