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Forthcoming Language & Literacy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Speak, Listen and Learn

    Teaching resources for ages 7-13

    By Tony Wood

    This indispensable resource, for teachers of pupils aged 7-13 years, consists of a series of graduated lesson plans aimed at improving children’s speaking and listening skills, their self-confidence and their motivation to learn, ultimately leading to better school performance. The scheme was...

    To Be Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Teaching English Creatively

    2nd Edition

    By Teresa Cremin

    Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

    What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? Teaching English Creatively encourages and enables teachers to adopt a more creative approach to the teaching of English in the primary school. Fully updated to reflect the changing UK curricula, the second edition of this...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies

    Edited by Jennifer Rowsell, Kate Pahl

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies offers a comprehensive view of the field of language and literacy studies. With forty-three chapters reflecting new research from leading scholars in the field, the handbook pushes at the boundaries of existing fields and combines with related fields and...

    To Be Published May 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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