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Writing outside – ELGs

Gaby and Miguel are writing to their grandma who lives in Portugal. Miguel wants to write about where he lives.

Good for looking at

  • Literacy
  • Writing
  • Communication
  • Language
  • Environment
  • Resources

The large map we saw being used earlier is now on the ground outside and the boys are using it to inform their writing.


  • how the environment can be a powerful provocation for writing for a reason.


Refer back to the ELGs for Literacy

  • One of the boys is within the Writing ELG. How do you know?
  • How are resources being used by the children to support what they are doing? How is the adult involved?
  • Which other Early Learning Goals are being demonstrated here?