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Prompts

Gloriously practical, Hands On Prompts are perfect for mixed ability classes. More able students can write freely while struggling students can write as much or as little as they are able and use the questions as a writing frame. Five boxes ignite creativity and cover different writing skills. Each box contains 40 cards with prompts for different purposes – complete with instructions card and teaching tips.

Most of the cards have questions that could form the basis of class discussions, The questions are designed to spark your students’ imaginations and are not intended to be answered in full. These carefully thought out, stimulating writing prompts can be used for whole class activities, small group projects, individual writing support, homework assignments and test practice.

A great feature of Prompts is that your students can write as much or as little as they are able. For struggling students, we recommend that you start with class discussion and clear teacher direction. You can use the questions as the basis for a writing frame. More able students will be able to select and complete the writing tasks autonomously.

Photo prompts have been our runaway bestseller and teacher feedback has been phenomenal. Here’s some information you may find useful about all of the Prompts:

  • Teachers are using Prompts in social skills lessons with ASD children to encourage them to understand how others are thinking.

  • Many of you have bought Prompts purely for creative writing skills but have found unexpected spin offs - better communication skills, increased imagination, vastly improved motivation and general attitude.

  • Teachers love the variety of writing tasks in Prompts – tasks feature letters, bulleted lists, reasoned arguments, essays, reports, just a few sentences and many, many more

  • One school has had great success using Prompts to help dyslexic pupils prepare for the GCSE English Media paper. The cards have helped pupils identify crucial instructions and prepare appropriate answers.

  • Because of the wide variety of up-to-date texts, teachers can easily match the topic with a student’s individual interests – you’re finding this hugely beneficial in engaging learners with thinking and learning.

"But I just don't know what to write about."
Invest in a handful of Hands On Prompts and we guarantee you'll never hear this again. These carefully thought out, stimulating writing prompts can be used for whole class activities, small group projects, individual writing support, homework assignments and test practice.

Products in the Prompts range include:

Photo prompts

Prompts

Our funkiest Prompts feature sumptuous full colour photography coupled with thought provoking questions to stimulate the most reluctant of writers.

 

Analyse, review and comment

Prompts

40 high-interest cards for encouraging and inspiring your students to write for specific purposes.

 

Imagine and entertain

Prompts

40 high-interest cards to ignite your students' abilities to write to imagine and entertain.

 

Inform and explain

Prompts

The perfect resource for encouraging your students to write to inform and explain.

Persuade, argue and advise

Prompts

Another amazing set of 40 lovingly-crafted cards to hone your students' persuasive writing skills.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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