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  1. Teaching Children's Literature

    It's Critical!

    By Christine Leland, Mitzi Lewison, Jerome Harste

    This groundbreaking text offers a fresh perspective on how to implement children’s literature into and across the curriculum in ways that are both effective and purposeful. Honed over years of experience and reflection in classroom settings and rich with real examples of teachers implementing...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Drama Lessons for the Primary School Year

    Calendar Based Learning Activities

    By John Doona

    A year of drama – ready to use schemes at your fingertips. 25 topical schemes of work 100+ drama lessons 'This book really will offer some new and exciting ideas for teachers to teach. Even teachers who enjoy their job often complain that they become stale after teaching the same things...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Learning about Language

    Activities for the Primary Classroom

    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...

    Published June 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Really Useful Literacy Book

    Linking theory and practice in the primary classroom, 3rd Edition

    By Tony Martin, Chira Lovat, Glynis Purnell

    Series: The Really Useful

    Now in its third edition, The Really Useful Literacy Book is the definitive guide to the high quality teaching of literacy in your primary classroom. Written specifically for primary school teachers and student trainee teachers, this book offers inventive ideas for the classroom together with an...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Beginning Shakespeare 4-11

    By Joe Winston, Miles Tandy

    'This book is clear, approachable, and true. The elegant simplicity of its good guidance is the product of years of practical experience in the classroom. I wholeheartedly commend it to primary school teachers everywhere.' Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company...

    Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge

  6. Running Records

    Authentic Instruction in Early Childhood Education

    By Mary Shea

    The most effective way to understand what a child knows about the reading process is to take a running record. In Running Records, Mary Shea demonstrates how teachers can use this powerful tool to design lessons that decrease reading difficulties, build on strengths, and stimulate motivation,...

    Published May 24th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Hit the Headlines

    Exciting journalism activities for improving writing and thinking skills

    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...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Family Literacy

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Barbara H. Wasik

    The Handbook of Family Literacy, 2e, provides the most comprehensive, up-to-date coverage of family literacy of any available book. It documents the need for literacy education for children and parents, describes early literacy and math development within the home, analyses interventions in home...

    Published April 26th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Local Literacies

    Reading and Writing in One Community

    By David Barton, Mary Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    Local Literacies is a unique detailed study of the role of reading and writing in people’s everyday lives. By concentrating on a selection of people in a particular community in Lancaster, England, the authors analyse how they use literacy in their day-to-day lives. It follows four people in detail...

    Published February 24th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Translation of Thought to Written Text While Composing

    Advancing Theory, Knowledge, Research Methods, Tools, and Applications

    Edited by Michel Fayol, M. Denis Alamargot, Virginia Berninger

    Translation of cognitive representations into written language is one of the most important processes in writing. This volume provides a long-awaited updated overview of the field. The contributors discuss each of the commonly used research methods for studying translation; theorize about the...

    Published February 9th 2012 by Psychology Press