Pat's Posters to teach the skills (cognitive verbs) of writing - Primary

This set of 20 posters is the most comprehensive resource developed for the explicit teaching higher order thinking skills, the general capabilities of the National Curriculum, cognitive verbs, or CCEs, to primary school students.

This resource contains a framework for teaching many of the skills that are specified in the Australian Curriculum. Each poster focuses on a particular skill, featuring questions to guide students, key task words, graphic organisers, and examples of the language students should use to demonstrate the skill. 


Pat's Posters are designed to enable teachers to explicitly teach the General Capabilities in the Primary School including: 

▪️ analysing
▪️ interpreting
▪️ arguing/persuading
▪️  justifying
▪️ comparing/contrasting
▪️ listing
▪️ decision making
▪️ locating/retrieving information
▪️ describing
▪️ making connections
▪️ evaluating
▪️  providing support
▪️ explaining
▪️  putting it together
▪️ generalising
▪️  retelling/recounting
▪️ giving more detail
▪️  solving problems
▪️ inferring
▪️ summarising

Suitable for Years 1 - 6

Licence Information:

Pat's Posters are available in electronic form and can be licensed for use by a school, or for an individual.

The Schools licence is a perpetual licence, which means that schools may print as many poster sets and graphic organisers as they choose for as many years as they choose. However the licence is exclusive to the licensed school and cannot be shared or taken to a different school.

The Individual licence allows for individuals to print poster sets and graphic organisers for use within their classroom. Individual Licences should be paid for by individual teachers, not schools.

It is assumed that if a school pays for the licence, then a school licence is required and the full amount should be paid.  


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