Warm Up Games for Writing

$44.95 incl. GST
SKU: BKE01287

Warm-up Games for Writing Bk 3 Yrs 7-8 - Catalysts for remarkable writing in the classroom.

To write successfully, students need to find their way to the writing zone, where ideas, creativity, discipline and concentration all weave together. Finding that zone is so much easier with a bridge over to it – and what could be simpler than stepping on to it with Warm-up Games for Writing?

By playing any of the great range of games this series offers, students are prompted to think about ideas, words and the details of language and to move towards the creative and focused part of their brain.

Each book groups the inspiring games under 10 categories targeting particular aspects of the writing process, from basic idea generation to characterisation to writing with all five senses. Individually and in combination, these easy-to-follow games and activities are designed to get the creative juices bursting so that exciting writing can become the norm in the classroom.


  • contains a multitude of fun, quick games and activities to bring grammar alive for students
  • supports literacy programmes already happening in your classroom
  • explains the complex rules of grammar simply and clearly
  • highlights the meaning and purpose of grammar learning 

PAGES: 56 | AGES: 11-12 | PUBLISHED: October 2013


Frances Adlam, a highly experienced and creative educator and therapist, has 20 years of teaching experience, is considered a “gifted teacher” by many, and for over 15 years has been involved in teaching the arts, creativity, multiple intelligences and working with creatively gifted children. She has lectured in New Zealand and been an adviser for teachers in the aforementioned areas. She is also a published children’s author, a dancer and a playwright. She currently works as an educator and therapist for children in her private practice, Out of the Box, where she specialises in working with children who are on the spectra of dyslexia, ADHD, Asperger’s syndrome and autism. Frances has written many resources for Essential Resources, some of which are under her former name, Frances Reed.

You can find out more about Frances at www.outofthebox.net.nz.