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Forthcoming Language & Literacy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Classroom Literacy Games

    Fun-packed activities for ages 7-13

    By Heather Butler

    Children enjoyed it so much they didn’t realise they were being worked so hard.Jo Miles, Learning Support Assistant at Manor Farm Community Junior School, Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire Great speaking and listening activity-setting-up ideas for the Big Write. The games extended the children’s...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Literacy and Education

    Policy, Practice and Public Opinion

    By Uta Papen

    Literacy is a perennial ‘hot topic’ in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ‘literacy crisis’ are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Teachers and Children as Readers Together

    A more complex view of reading

    By Lizzie Smart

    A More Complex View of Reading aims to re-establish the importance of becoming a reader rather than just a child who can read. At its heart is the importance of teachers as readers themselves and their role as lead reader in their classrooms. Readers need nurturing and the teacher they share at...

    To Be Published August 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure

    By Alison Wilcox

    Descriptosaurus: Action & Adventure builds on the vocabulary and descriptive phrases introduced in the original bestselling Descriptosaurus, and within the context of adventure stories develops the structure and use of the words and phrases to promote colourful cinematic writing. This essential...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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...

    To Be Published August 18th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Reading Assessment

    A One-Step Resource for Prospective and Practicing Educators, 2nd Edition

    By Sherry Mee Bell, R. Steve McCallum

    The Handbook of Reading Assessment, Second Edition, covers the wide range of reading assessments educators must be able to use and understand to effectively assess and instruct their students. Comprehensive and filled with numerous authentic examples, the text addresses informal classroom based...

    To Be Published August 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Individual Differences in Reading

    Reader, Text, and Context

    Edited by Peter Afflerbach

    The central unifying theme of this state-of-the-art contribution to research on literacy is its rethinking and reconceptualization of individual differences in reading. Previous research, focused on cognitive components of reading, signaled the need for ongoing work to identify relevant individual...

    To Be Published August 24th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Evaluating Literacy Instruction

    Principles and Promising Practices

    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...

    To Be Published September 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Language for Life

    Where linguistics meets teaching

    By Lyn Stone

    We all recognize 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...

    To Be Published September 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Literacy in the Age of Online Curation

    By Ilana Snyder

    Series: Literacies

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge