The PM Writing Exemplars for Teaching Writing Big Books are designed to help teachers model the conventions of written languge in whole-class and small-group sessions. It provides the initial introduction to each text type, presenting and deconstructing explicit exemplars of each text type.
Using the Big Book
Each exemplar in the Big Book follows this format:
Interactive Whiteboard CD (included with each Big Book)
Each Big Book includes Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) software that allows students and teachers to examine the texts in more detail. The IWB tools allow you to edit, rewrite, highlight, and annotate key text features. The colour coding, highlighting text structure, and grammatical features can be switched on and off for ease of use in classrooms.