English Products

  • Teaching Literature to Adolescents

    3rd Edition

    By Richard Beach, Deborah Appleman, Bob Fecho, Rob Simon

    This popular textbook introduces prospective and practicing English teachers to current methods of teaching literature in middle and high school classrooms. It underscores the value of providing students with a range of different critical approaches and tools for interpreting texts and the need to…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters

    By John W. Miller, Michael C. McKenna

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and, within the context of myths and legends, develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 

  • The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age

    Edited by Crag Hill

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The…

    Paperback – 2016-01-06 

  • Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

    A Critical Inquiry Approach for 6-12 Classrooms, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Beach, Amanda Haertling Thein, Allen Webb

    Timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive, this text directly supports pre-service and in-service teachers in developing curriculum and instruction that both addresses and exceeds the requirements of the Common Core State Standards. Adopting a critical inquiry approach, it demonstrates how the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-16 

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

    Games and activities for ages 7-12

    By Lyn Dawes, John Foster

    Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23

  • Introducing Teachers’ Writing Groups

    Exploring the theory and practice

    By Jenifer Smith, Simon Wrigley

    Teachers’ writing groups have a significantly positive impact on pupils and their writing. This timely text explains the importance of teachers’ writing groups and how they have evolved. It outlines clearly and accessibly how teachers can set up their own highly effective writing groups. In this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-19
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Language for Life

    Where linguistics meets teaching

    By Lyn Stone

    We all recognise 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 – 2015-11-11

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar

    Developing your students as writers and readers

    By Martin Illingworth, Nick Hall

    Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar is an easily accessible, practical guide full of ideas to support teachers in making the learning of grammar a natural part of developing their students as writers and as readers. Written for those teaching years 5,6,7 and 8, the authors’ approach…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Literacies, Learning, and the Body

    Putting Theory and Research into Pedagogical Practice

    Edited by Grace Enriquez, Elisabeth Johnson, Stavroula Kontovourki, Christine A. 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 – 2015-10-26
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • 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 – 2015-08-28

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