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Write Like a Ninja: An essential toolkit for every young writer: 1 Paperback – 1 April 2021
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‘Super engaging and accessible’ PIERS TORDAY
‘Empowers children to be creative, perseverant and write independently’ TEACH PRIMARY
‘A must-have book for any young writer’ JANE CONSIDINE
‘An imaginative and affordable resource’ CLASS READS
If you’re looking for emergency literacy help in a handy, pocket-sized book, then Write Like a Ninja is perfect for you. Crammed full of writing and grammar tips, prompts to get children thinking of rich alternatives and Alan Peat’s exciting sentences, this gem of a book is perfect for children aged 7 upwards either as an invaluable classroom aid or a brilliant dip-in thesaurus to use at home. It contains everything a budding writer needs to flourish as an author and meet the demands of the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum for English.
This engaging, easy-to-use book allows children to write with confidence. There are awesome alternatives for overused adjectives, as well as themed vocabulary lists for describing settings, characters, food and drink, and more. From examples of metaphors, similes and superlatives to verbs, conjunctions and adjectives, this is a user-friendly book that children will turn to again and again to build their own ideas and enrich their writing.
This neat little book will save hours of time spent tracking down resources and finding examples for children, and empower them to write independently using rich vocabulary, varied language and exciting sentences – all leading to becoming top writing ninjas!
For more must-have Ninja books by Andrew Jennings (@VocabularyNinja), check out the Vocabulary Ninja and Comprehension Ninja classroom and home learning resources.
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Andrew Jennings is the author of the bestselling Vocabulary Ninja and Comprehension Ninja series. He is an experienced teacher and school leader and his ninja-themed resources are used in thousands of classrooms in the UK and abroad. Follow Andrew on Twitter @VocabularyNinja.
Empower children to write independently and diversify their language with this handy pocketbook.
Full of exciting vocabulary lists, grammar explanations and example sentences to boost children’s writing skills.
Featuring Alan Peat’s Exciting Sentences: a method for improving writing that is popular with teachers and pupils alike!
Every page is presented in an aesthetically pleasing way that will appeal to children, and definitions and examples are included as well as lists that are easy for children to use whilst they are writing. - K and O Bonkers About Books
The skill of a ninja is the art of winning and this book teaches children how to win at writing. Just as ninjas need a wide range of skills to help them succeed in their mission, this book equips children with what they need for their next writing challenge. - Teach Primary, John Dabell
Intended as a quick reference guide, it offers a portable replacement to the types of vocabulary posters you find on many classroom walls. It's an imaginative and affordable resource that every classroom should have. - Class Reads, John Bolton
- Publisher : Bloomsbury Education; 1st edition (1 April 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 112 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1472988302
- ISBN-13 : 978-1472988300
- Dimensions : 15.5 x 1 x 18.9 cm
- Best Sellers Rank: 309 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 April 2021
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By Becky on 3 April 2021
Vocabulary Ninja does it again - gives you something you didn't know you needed and then once you've got it you wonder how you lived without it!
By Moonstone1319 on 25 July 2022