Developing Poetry Skills is a resource that provides students with the key skills they need to read and respond to poetry effectively. It is designed to introduce students to the enjoyment of reading poetry and to build confidence and understanding throughout Key Stage 3.
This text covers all the new media and moving image requirements in the English National Curriculum at Key Stage 3. It also helps to improve students' literacy and lays a solid foundation for studying media within English at GCSE.
Develops reading skills in students of all abilities at Key Stage 3. This Answer Book is available to help readers make the most of the material without spending too much time on marking. This book contains a set of answers for the Students' Book and includes suggestions for differentiation and assessment.
Writing to 14 includes sections on how to structure a range of text types, including essays, articles, persuasive texts and instructions, as well as fiction. Technical aspects of writing are also covered. The book contains examples of good practice to help with analysis of features and techniques, short activities, and longer writing assignments.
Trusted in classrooms for over fifteen years, this series of much-loved books has been completely updated to support the latest Key Stage 3 requirements. Bestselling author Geoff Barton has rewritten Writing to 14 to retain the same engaging, skills-based approach, but with a whole new range of inspiring writing tasks.
Active Grammar is a fast-paced learning programme which shows students how the right choices of grammar and language can improve their writing immeasurably. It is particularly suitable for students who have just moved up to secondary school; early units act as a revision course to check what they have already learned, while at the same time filling the gaps in their knowledge. Units offer a range of lively activities, encouraging active exploration of language with regular feedback to the teacher. Active Reading sections show how language features are used in real-life texts, and encourage students to tackle longer pieces of writing.
An integrated set of resources for teaching Literacy at Key Stage 3. This book is supported by a Teacher's Book, a Display Texts Pack, and OHT Pack, and two books of Lesson Starters - one covering Word and one Sentence level. It includes 'Assess Your Learning' pages that offer a comprehensive approach to literacy learning for 11-14 year-olds.
Focusing on what you need to know in the classroom, Grammar Survival provides you with the essential knowledge and tools you’ll need to teach grammar effectively. This second edition has been updated and restructured to reflect the revised framework for English, and ten new sections have been added including how to generate ideas, develop viewpoints, improve vocabulary, teach spelling and build reading skills. This book features: over forty separate grammar topics including theory and practice clear examples throughout teaching hints and ideas for the classroom practical suggestions for homework. Entertaining and practical, this book is ideal for busy newly qualified and practising teachers looking to improve both their pupils’ and their own understanding of grammar.
Designed to cover the requirements of the National Curriculum, this book's features include a flexible resource for teaching the National curriculum, an integrated approach to language study at all stages, a range of authors, poets, and playwrights from different centuries and cultures. Activities help develop individual and group study skills.