Literacy Intervention: Supporting Struggling Readers and Writers is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge and the National Literacy Trust, containing a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.
The pressure on schools to ensure all pupils make progress in helping struggling children has intensified greatly over the years. To help teachers and school leaders, this provides a handy compendium of direct insights and practical advice, as well as an exclusive statement from the National Literacy Trust.
In this FreeBook, you’ll discover whether or not children in the twenty-first century read for pleasure, the benefits of adopting a social practice approach to literacy, how you can creatively teach and engage children in reading at 5-7 and then 7-11, as well as helping you to reflect on your own writing identity and ideas for ‘getting writing going’ in the classroom.
Descriptosaurus: Ghost Stories builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of ghost stories, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential guide will…
Paperback – 2015-08-28
Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of adventure stories, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This…
Paperback – 2015-08-13
Stories and fantasy play engage all young children and help them to draw connections and make sense of the world. MakeBelieve Arts Helicopter Stories are tried, tested and proven to have a significant impact on children’s literacy and communication skills, their confidence and social and emotional…
Paperback – 2015-08-11
What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? Teaching English Creatively encourages and enables teachers to adopt a more creative approach to the teaching of English in the primary school. Fully updated to reflect the changing UK curricula, the second edition of this…
Paperback – 2015-04-29
Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series
‘A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes – reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families ‘this is what we do’ and ask that…
Paperback – 2014-11-25
Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for…
Paperback – 2014-06-20
How do you approach teaching English in the contemporary classroom? What is expected of a would-be English teacher? The fourth edition of this best-selling text combines theory and practice to present an indispensable introduction to the opportunities and challenges of teaching English in the…
Paperback – 2014-05-08
Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series
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