Published on December 11, 2014
PPlease cite as:PDST, The Writing Genre, A Structured Approach to the Teaching and Learning of the Writing Genre Dublin, 2014 This manual has been compiled by members of the Professional Development Service for Teachers. Its sole purpose is to enhance teaching and learning in Irish primary schools and will be mediated to practising teachers in the professional development setting. Thereafter it will be available as a free downloadable resource on www.pdst.iefor use in the classroom. This resource is strictly the intellectual property of PDST and it is not intended that it be made commercially available throu gh publishers. All ideas, suggestions and activities remain the intellectual property of the authors (all ideas and activities tha t were sourced elsewhere and are not those of the authors are acknowledged throughout the manual). It is not permitted to use this manual for any purpose other than as a resource to enhance teaching and learning. Any queries related to its usage should be sent in writing to: Professional Development Service for Teachers, 14, Joyce Way, Park West Business Park, Nangor Road, Dublin 12. The Professional Development Service for Teachers wishes to thank Scoil Bhríde N.S, Portlaoise, Co.Laois and Breaffy National School, Ballina for permission to use photographs on the cover of this book.