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  • Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!

    By Christine H. Leland, Mitzi Lewison, Jerome C. Harste

    Inviting multiple ways of critically engaging with literature, this text offers a fresh perspective on how to integrate children’s literature into and across the curriculum in effective, purposeful ways. Structured around three "mantras" that build on each other—Enjoy; Dig deeper; Take action—the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Model Writing for Ages 7-12

    Fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts modelling writing expectations from the National Curriculum

    By Leysa Henderson

    Are you looking for excellent writing models to support teaching writing, punctuation and grammar from the 2014 National Curriculum? Model Writing for Ages 7-12 is a compilation of short, photocopiable texts including fiction, non-fiction and poetry that provides teachers with writing models for a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Global Conversations in Literacy Research

    Digital and Critical Literacies

    Edited by Peggy Albers

    In this volume, renowned literacy and language education scholars who have shaped policy and practice aimed toward social justice and equity address current intellectual and practical issues in the teaching of literacy in classrooms and educational settings across diverse and international settings…

    Paperback – 2017-11-23 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Early Literacies

    Reading and Rewriting Worlds

    By Mariana Souto-Manning, Haeny S. Yoon

    Rethinking Early Literacies honors the identities of young children as they read, write, speak, and play across various spaces, in and out of pre/school. Despite narrow curricular mandates and policies, the book highlights the language resources and tools that children cultivate from families,…

    Paperback – 2017-11-17 
    Routledge
    Changing Images of Early Childhood

  • Unlocking Speaking and Listening

    Developing Spoken Language in the Primary Classroom, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Deborah Jones, Pamela Hodson

    Spoken Language is a key component of the primary national curriculum and is fundamental to children’s language development and learning. The need for teachers to develop talk in its own right and also use talk as a means of learning is central to effective primary practice. In the past, Initial…

    Paperback – 2017-11-09 
    Routledge
    Unlocking Series

  • Reclaiming Powerful Literacies

    New Horizons for Critical Discourse Analysis

    By Rebecca Rogers

    Offering a unique, reflexive framework for Critical Discourse Analysis focused on discourses of hope, transformation, and liberation, this book showcases a variety of powerful literacies in action. Drawing from original research in a range of public, educational spaces across the lifespan—from…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts

    4th Edition

    Edited by Diane Lapp, Douglas Fisher

    Now in its fourth edition, the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts – sponsored by the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English – remains at the forefront in bringing together prominent scholars, researchers, and professional leaders…

    Paperback – 2017-10-26 
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus

    Supporting Creative Writing for Ages 8–14, 3rd Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Now in a fully updated third edition, Descriptosaurus is the first book for creative writing that is a thematic expansion of a dictionary and a thesaurus; it provides children with a comprehensive resource with which to expand their descriptive vocabulary, experiment with language and sentence…

    Hardback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Children Writing Poems

    Poetic Voices in and out of School

    By Janine Certo

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Team Teaching and Team Learning in the Language Classroom

    Collaboration for innovation in ELT

    Edited by Akira Tajino, Tim Stewart, David Dalsky

    This book reignites discussion on the importance of collaboration and innovation in language education. The pivotal difference highlighted in this volume is the concept of team learning through collaborative relationships such as team teaching. It explores ways in which team learning happens in ELT…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Functional Grammatics

    Re-conceptualizing Knowledge about Language and Image for School English

    By Mary Macken-Horarik, Kristina Love, Carmel Sandiford, Len Unsworth

    This book provides a re-conceptualization of grammar in a period of change in the communication landscape and widening disciplinary knowledge. Drawing on resources in systemic functional linguistics, the book envisions a ‘functional grammatics’ relevant to disciplinary domains such as literary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09 
    Routledge

  • The Development of Children's Imaginative Writing (1984)

    Edited by Helen Cowie

    Published in 1984. The more we know about young writers, the more we observe them as they write, discuss the composing process with them, talk to them about the sources of their ideas and the difficulties which they encounter as they try to captures thoughts and feelings in words, the greater will…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge

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