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  • Preparing to Teach Writing

    Research, Theory, and Practice, 4th Edition

    By James D. Williams

    Preparing to Teach Writing, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive survey of theories, research, and methods associated with teaching composition successfully at the middle,  secondary, and college levels. Research and theory are examined with the aim of informing teaching. Practicing and…

    Paperback – 2014-02-11

  • Spelling for Life

    Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling, 1st Edition

    By Lyn Stone

    A recent survey of 200 teachers asking the question ‘spelling is…?’ resulted in the following adjectives: ‘difficult’, ‘complex’, ‘confusing’, ‘random’, ‘confounding’. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, spelling is…

    Paperback – 2013-10-17

  • 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

  • Teaching Caribbean Poetry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley Bryan, Morag Styles

    Teaching Caribbean Poetry will inform and inspire readers with a love for, and understanding of, the dynamic world of Caribbean poetry. This unique volume sets out to enable secondary English teachers and their students to engage with a wide range of poetry, past and present; to understand how…

    Paperback – 2013-10-09
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

  • Doing Critical Literacy

    Texts and Activities for Students and Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Hilary Janks, Kerryn Dixon, Ana Ferreira, Stella Granville, Denise Newfield

    Compelling and highly engaging, this text shows teachers at all levels how to do critical literacy in the classroom and provides models for practice that can be adapted to any context. Integrating social theory and classroom practice, it brings critical literacy to life as a socio-cultural…

    Paperback – 2013-07-03
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • 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

  • Planning Process Drama

    Enriching teaching and learning, 2nd Edition

    By Pamela Bowell, Brian S. Heap

    Process drama is now firmly established, internationally, as a powerful and dynamic pedagogy. This clear and accessible book provides a practical, step-by-step guide to the planning of process drama. Grounded in theory and illustrated in practice, it identifies and explains the principles of…

    Paperback – 2012-11-28

  • Teenagers, Literacy and School

    Researching in Multilingual Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Ken Cruickshank

    This unique and timely book follows the experiences of four Arabic teenagers, their families and their community, focusing on the role of literacy in their daily lives and the differences between home and school. The author looks at the conflict between expectations and practices at school and…

    Paperback – 2012-10-22

  • 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

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