Creative English, Creative Curriculum : New Perspectives for Key Stage 2 book cover
1st Edition

Creative English, Creative Curriculum
New Perspectives for Key Stage 2

ISBN 9780415466851
Published July 22, 2009 by David Fulton Publishers
190 Pages

SAVE ~ $14.69
was $48.95
USD $34.27

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

Combining theory with practical examples, Creative English, Creative Curriculum will stimulate students and teachers to be adventurous and creative in their teaching, while covering the mains strands of the Primary National Strategy for English: narrative, non-fiction and poetry.

This book:

  • reflects the new emphases on speaking and listening
  • contextualises recent changes to the English curriculum, reviewing models of best practice
  • provides practical examples and research evidence of creative approaches to the teaching of English
  • considers the cross-curricular aspects in creating a thematic approach to teaching and learning.

This book will appeal to both students and practising teachers in the primary school who either wish to implement creative approaches to their English teaching, or are undertaking extended study for a Masters Degree. 

Table of Contents

List of figures  List of tables  List of boxes  Acknowledgements  Introduction – Q8 Rules, O.K.?  1. Janus: looking at English past and future  2. English as a creative process  3. Who’s talking now?  4. ‘The play’s the thing…’  5. Scene one, take three  6. Story, story, story  7. Reading outside the box  8. Poetry  9. Reading for meaning

View More



Paul Gardner is the Co-ordinator for Primary English at the University of Bedfordshire, UK.