Language & Literacy Products

  • Literacies, Learning, and the Body

    Bringing Research and Theory into Pedagogical Practice

    Edited by Grace Enriquez, Elisabeth Johnson, Stavroula Kontovourki, Christine Mallozzi

    The essays, research studies, and pedagogical examples in this book provide a window into the embodied dimensions of literacy and a toolbox for interpreting, building on, and inquiring into the range of ways people communicate and express themselves as literate beings. The contributors investigate…

    Paperback – 2015-11-03 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills

    A practical guide for teachers

    By Keith Topping, David Duran, Hilde van Keer

    Using Peer Tutoring to Improve Reading Skills is a very practical guide, offering a straightforward framework and easy-to-implement strategies to help teachers help pupils progress in reading. A succinct introduction, it shows how schools can make positive use of differences between pupils and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Children as Readers in Children’s Literature

    The power of texts and the importance of reading

    Edited by Evelyn Arizpe, Vivienne Smith

    We are fascinated by text and we are fascinated by reading. Is this because we are in a time of textual change? Given that young people always seem to be in the vanguard of technological change, questions about what and how they read are the subject of intense debate. Children as Readers in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Stimulating Story Writing!

    Inspiring children aged 7-11

    By Simon Brownhill

    Stimulating Story Writing! Inspiring Children aged 7-11 offers innovative and exciting ways to inspire children to want to create stories and develop their story writing skills. This practical guide offers comprehensive and informed support for professionals to effectively engage ‘child authors’ in…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Stimulating Emerging Story Writing!

    Inspiring children aged 3–7

    By Simon Brownhill

    Stimulating Emerging Story Writing! Inspiring Children aged 3-7 offers innovative and exciting ways to inspire young children to want to create stories and develop their emerging story writing skills. This practical guide offers comprehensive and informed support for professionals to effectively…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Literacy in the Age of Online Curation

    By Ilana Snyder

    Paperback – 2015-09-29 
    Routledge
    Literacies

  • Language and Creativity

    The Art of Common Talk

    By Ronald Carter

    Language and Creativity has become established as a pivotal text for courses in English Language, Linguistics and Literacy. Creativity in language has conventionally been regarded as the preserve of institutionalised discourses such as literature and advertising, and individual gifted minds. In…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Language for Life

    Where linguistics meets teaching

    By Lyn Stone

    We all recognize how important first impressions are, something often formed by how well we speak and write. Language for Life shows how language can be mastered by children and how what they have learned can be carried throughout their lives. This indispensable guidebook for teachers arms pupils…

    Paperback – 2015-09-13 
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices

    Edited by Rachael E. Gabriel, Richard L. Allington

    This must-read book for all literacy educators illuminates the intersection of research on literacy instruction and teacher evaluation. Since 2009, 46 states have changed or revised policies related to evaluating teachers and school leaders. In order for these new policies to be used to support and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus: Ghost Stories

    By Alison Wilcox

    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 – 2015-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure

    By Alison Wilcox

    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 – 2015-08-26 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading

    Reader, Text, and Context

    Edited by Peter Afflerbach

    The central unifying theme of this state-of-the-art contribution to research on literacy is its rethinking and reconceptualization of individual differences in reading. Previous research, focused on cognitive components of reading, signaled the need for ongoing work to identify relevant individual…

    Paperback – 2015-08-19 
    Routledge

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