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Please use the filters below to find resources that can help you.

If you are just starting to investigate Talk for Writing, we would advise starting with an ‘Overview of the TfW process’, and ‘Key TfW reference’. For those charged with implementing Talk for Writing in your school, ‘TfW leadership’ might be useful.

Teachers across the UK and overseas have told us that the Talk for Writing approach has transformed their schools. Filter by ‘Case study’ to read some of their stories. If you would like to share your own experience of Talk for Writing in your school, please email – we’d love to hear from you!

To read about training projects undertaken by individual schools or clusters alongside a Talk for Writing trainer or training team, filter by ‘Project’.

Excluding the links to textbooks, all resources are FREE to use in your teaching. However, we do request that resources are not used for profit and that the source of the resources is always accredited.

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Overview of the TfW process
Key TfW reference
Baseline assessment (cold task)
Jumpstart (warm up) activity
Stage 1: Imitation
Stage 2: Innovation
Stage 3: Independent application (hot task)
Final assessment (building on progression)
Model text
Unit planning
Poetry and short-burst writing
Vocabulary and grammar
Talk for Reading
Across the curriculum (non-fiction)
Maths and Science
Utilising ICT
Utilising music
Key Stage 1
Key Stage 2
Key Stages 3 & 4 / Secondary
Worked examples showing impact
Leading TfW in your school
Whole school approach
EAL, languages and international