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  • Write Out of the Classroom

    How to use the 'real' world to inspire and create amazing writing, 1st Edition

    By Colin Macfarlane

    Write Out of the Classroom is a ground-breaking, highly practical book which provides teachers and creative writing tutors with great ways of tapping into the huge inspirational and educational potential of the richly diverse world beyond the classroom walls. Effective learning occurs when the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-09

  • L2 Writing in Secondary Classrooms

    Student Experiences, Academic Issues, and Teacher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luciana C. de Oliveira, Tony Silva

    Second language writers and the teaching of writing at the secondary level have received little attention compared with other skills such as reading. Addressing this gap, this volume uniquely looks at both adolescent L2 writing and the preparation of secondary teachers to work with this population…

    Paperback – 2013-03-25
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Talking Points for Shakespeare Plays

    Discussion activities for Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Richard III, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Dawes

    What do students think about Shakespeare? Classic, timeless and full of rich ideas; or difficult, impenetrable and completely uninteresting? We want young people to develop a real interest in Shakespeare, based on their understanding and engagement with the texts. A meaningful classroom discussion…

    Paperback – 2013-03-18

  • Teaching Language Arts to English Language Learners

    2nd Edition

    By Anete Vásquez, Angela L. Hansen, Philip C. Smith

    This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Teaching Language Arts to English Language Learners provides readers with the comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face ELLs and ways in which educators might address them in the language arts classroom. The authors offer proven…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

  • Don't Call it Literacy!

    What every teacher needs to know about speaking, listening, reading and writing, 1st Edition

    By Geoff Barton

    "Every teacher in English is a teacher of English," said George Sampson, one of the early school inspectors, back in 1921. It’s never been truer, or more relevant. Literacy has a major impact on young people’s life-chances and it is every teacher’s responsibility to help build their communication,…

    Paperback – 2012-12-13

  • Girls' Literacy Experiences In and Out of School

    Learning and Composing Gendered Identities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaine O'Quinn

    How do American girls compose and amend their identities? In this text, prominent scholars in their respective fields examine the complex social and cultural constructions that shape girls’ lives both in and out of school. The book looks at matters ranging from embedded issues of class, race,…

    Paperback – 2012-09-07

  • Unlocking Poetry

    An Inspirational Resource for Teaching GCSE Literature, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Millum, Chris Warren

    This helpful and accessible teacher resource offers over 800 innovative ways of studying the poetry which is prescribed for GCSE study. Unlocking Poetry not only provides poems in electronic format but also presents them in a variety of other forms which help students to undertake their own…

    CD-ROM – 2012-07-19
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Learning about Language

    Activities for the Primary Classroom, 1st Edition

    By John Foster

    Bringing a fresh and lively approach to language study, Learning about Language is an exciting collection of fun, creative activities and warm-up games that explore the multifaceted nature of the English language. For use in any primary classroom, this book will help develop the pupil’s knowledge…

    Paperback – 2012-06-28

  • Teaching Classroom Drama and Theatre

    Practical Projects for Secondary Schools, 2nd Edition

    By Martin Lewis, John Rainer

    This revised and updated edition of Teaching Classroom Drama and Theatre will be an essential text for anyone teaching drama in the modern classroom. It presents a model teachers can use to draw together different methodologies of drama and theatre studies, exemplified by a series of contemporary,…

    Paperback – 2012-05-28

  • Hit the Headlines

    Exciting journalism activities for improving writing and thinking skills, 1st Edition

    By Colin Macfarlane

    Hit the Headlines charts out a series of fun and inspiring, cross-curricular journalism workshops that enhance key skills and confidence in areas such as: Writing and editing. Critical assessment. Interviewing and observation. Mental flexibility and resourcefulness. Role-playing and…

    Paperback – 2012-05-03

  • The Essential Charles Dickens School Resource

    Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Classic Texts Ages 7-14, 1st Edition

    By Gill Robins, Laura-Jane Evans-Jones

    Charles Dickens is arguably the greatest storyteller in English Literature and his novels have been loved and respected for nearly two hundred years. As accurate reflections of Victorian society they are unparalleled. Vivid characters and realistic settings are created in the mind of the reader,…

    Paperback – 2012-02-07

  • Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing

    1st Edition

    By Steve Bowkett

    Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing uses children’s interest in pictures, comics and graphic novels as a way of developing their creative writing abilities, reading skills and oracy. The book’s underpinning strategy is the use of comic art images as a visual analogue to help…

    Paperback – 2011-12-16

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