Free primary teaching materials and resources from the
Power of Pictures project
The Power of Pictures helps primary school teachers to develop their understanding of the craft of picture book creation and illustration as a way of raising children’s reading and writing. Enjoy using the specially developed free teaching resources for all age groups as well as short videos from children's illustrators. Discover our research which provides insights on how the teaching of writing in schools can be complemented by working with illustration.
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CLPE’s Power of Pictures programme is back with a brand new author/illustrator leading the course, Joe Todd-Stanton! Over two and a half days, participants will learn about the craft of picturebook making in developing children as readers and writers with a greater depth of understanding about the writing process.
Meet the author/illustrators have been involved in the Power of Pictures. Find out more their books and their writing processes and see their related video resources.
The picture books used have been selected carefully to offer variety and draw on different demands of the reader. For each book we have written teaching sequences for EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
Thursday, 17 October 2019 - 10:30am
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 4:00pm
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 - 10:00am
Thursday, 31 October 2019 - 10:00am
Friday, 1 November 2019 - 10:00am
Power of Reading is an intrinsic part of our curriculum provision. Ofsted commented on visible progress and pupils’ evident love of reading.
Headteacher, Power of Reading 2016-2017
The Power of Pictures provides great classroom activities. We are thrilled with the development of our children’s writing.
I’ve led English for 9 years and I’ve still learnt something new in each session. The best course I’ve ever been on
Progress and Achievement in Reading training participant
Poetryline is a fantastic resource which fills a much needed gap.
The CLPE Reading and Writing Scales could transform English pedagogy & assessment. An excellent free resource.
Dame Alison Peacock