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  • Descriptosaurus: Fantasy

    1st Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Fantasy builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus and within the context of fantasy develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful, cinematic writing. This essential guide will enable…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Routledge

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters, 1st Edition

    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 – 2016-02-18
    Routledge

  • Descriptosaurus: Myths & Legends

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-01-26
    Routledge

  • The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-12-18
    Routledge

  • Introducing Teachers’ Writing Groups

    Exploring the theory and practice, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

    Games and activities for ages 7-12, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-11-19
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Creative Approaches to Teaching Grammar

    Developing your students as writers and readers, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Language for Life

    Where linguistics meets teaching, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-11-03
    Routledge

  • Literacies, Learning, and the Body

    Putting Theory and Research into Pedagogical Practice, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Descriptosaurus: Ghost Stories

    1st Edition

    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
    Routledge

  • Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices, 1st Edition

    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 – 2015-08-27
    Routledge

  • Researching and Teaching Reading

    Developing pedagogy through critical enquiry, 1st Edition

    By Gabrielle Cliff Hodges

    Many agree that engaging in research is what makes a teacher’s professional development sustainable, and Researching and Teaching Reading studies the ways in which research and teaching are entwined both within and beyond the classroom. Gabrielle Cliff Hodges encourages readers to deepen their…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26
    Routledge
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

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