English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • Practical Creativity at Key Stages 1 & 2

    40 Inspiring Lessons in Drama, Dance, Art and Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Jane Bower

    Teachers looking for practical ways to incorporate art, drama, dance and creative writing into their primary curriculum will be inspired by this activity-based book, divided into ten themed areas such as colour, materials, history, poems, and the rainforest. For each theme there are four clearly…

    Paperback – 2005-07-07
    Routledge

  • Reading and Learning Difficulties

    1st Edition

    By Peter Westwood

    All teachers recognize how crucial the acquisition of good reading skills is. This book will help teachers understand how pupils learn and help them to meet those pupils' different needs through appropriate intervention. The book includes: clear explanations of different learning difficulties;…

    Paperback – 2005-07-07
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Spelling

    Approaches to Teaching and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Peter Westwood

    This book offers clear guidance on a variety of teaching strategies and explanations of why children have problems with spelling.…

    Paperback – 2005-06-29
    Routledge

  • Creativity and Writing

    Developing Voice and Verve in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Teresa Grainger, Kathy Goouch, Andrew Lambirth

    This clear yet authoritative book affirms the vital role of creativity in writing and considers and encourages flexible, innovative practices in teaching. Importantly, the book reflects upon teachers' imaginative and artistic involvement in the writing process as role models, collaborators, artists…

    Paperback – 2005-05-05
    Routledge

  • Dyslexia and English

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Turner, Jayne Pughe

    The difficulties dyslexic students experience in the English mainstream classroom and present to their English teacher are examined in detail in this book. The authors show how these difficulties may best be supported and the students' strengths utilized. The book looks at language, different types…

    Paperback – 2004-11-12
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Jumpstart! Literacy

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14, 1st Edition

    By Pie Corbett

    This collection of simple to use, fun, multi-sensory games and creative lesson starters will jumpstart pupils enthusiasm for literacy learning. The `jumpstarts' cover: Warming up the word - spelling and word games Syntactic gymnastics - creating sentences and written style Games to stimulate -…

    Paperback – 2004-08-06
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Therapeutic Storywriting

    A Practical Guide to Developing Emotional Literacy in Primary Schools, 1st Edition

    By Trisha Waters

    Literacy work can provide a therapeutic context in which to support children with emotional and behavioural difficulties in mainstream schools. This text provides a clear theoretical rationale for therapeutic storywriting.…

    Paperback – 2004-04-30
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Young Writers at Transition

    1st Edition

    By Daniel Tabor

    How does children's writing develop in the transition from primary to secondary school? Young Writers at Transition tracks a group of pupils from the end of Year 6 into the first half of Year 7. It analyses in detail the teaching and uses of writing at this important stage in their education, and…

    Paperback – 2004-04-22
    Routledge
    Language and Literacy in Action

  • English Teaching and the Moving Image

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Goodwyn

    Andrew Goodwyn's straightforward approach to teaching about the moving image de-mystifies this topic and shows how it can be easily incorporated into classroom practice. The first of its kind, this book builds on teachers' knowledge of teaching about advertising, newspapers and visual adaptations…

    Paperback – 2003-11-20
    Routledge

  • Grammar for Improving Writing and Reading in Secondary School

    1st Edition

    By Geoff Dean

    This practical book is chiefly intended to help English teachers tackle an area of the new English programme that causes anxiety and about which a large proportion are still uncertain: grammar. Grammar has been an uncertain classroom topic for many years; taught often as a duty, without real…

    Paperback – 2003-06-20
    Routledge

  • Soundaround

    Developing Phonological Awareness Skills in the Foundation Stage, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Burnett, Jackie Wylie

    This practical and clear book will allow you to introduce and teach phonological awareness skills to children in the early years and up to Key Stages 1 to 2, who are struggling with their literacy levels because of weak basic skills. It provides a developmental and curriculum linked program…

    Paperback – 2002-10-11
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Making Progress in Writing

    1st Edition

    By Eve Bearne

    Children's achievements in writing lag behind their achievements in reading, speaking and listening. National tests are beginning to expose this gap and inevitably, it is raising concerns. The issue is not without controversy but regardless of the politics of the situation, national progress in…

    Paperback – 2002-05-16
    Routledge

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