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Forthcoming Books

  1. Identity-Focused ELA Teaching

    A Curriculum Framework for Diverse Learners and Contexts

    By Richard Beach, Anthony Johnston, Amanda Haertling Thein

    Countering the increased standardization of English language arts instruction requires recognizing and fostering students’ unique identity construction across different social and cultural contexts. Drawing on current sociocultural theories of identity construction, this book posits that students...

    To Be Published March 27th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Secondary School English Education in Asia

    From policy to practice

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Kiwan Sung

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    Continuing on from the previously published Primary School English-Language Education in Asia: From Policy to Practice (Moon & Spolsky, 2012), this book compiles the proceedings which took place at the 2011 annual conference of AsiaTEFL which took place in Seoul, Korea. It surveys the current...

    To Be Published April 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach...

    To Be Published May 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Teaching the Holocaust

    Practical approaches for ages 11–18

    By Michael Gray

    Teaching the Holocaust is an important but often challenging task for those involved in modern Holocaust education. What content should be included and what should be left out? How can film and literature be integrated into the curriculum? What is the best way to respond to students who...

    To Be Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School

    Simple strategies for improving literacy

    By Pat Guy

    Series: David Fulton / Nasen

    Transforming Reading Skills in the Secondary School is a commonsense text designed to help practitioners working in a mainstream context. The book suggests ways to develop the underlying skills necessary for good reading through multiple pathways such as mainstream subject lessons, individual and...

    To Be Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  7. English Teaching in the Secondary School

    Linking theory and practice, 4th Edition

    By Mike Fleming, David Stevens

    English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. This updated 4th edition has been revised to take into consideration changes in national policy, drawing on the most recent research and theory to produce engaging, practical ideas for...

    To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Teaching and Learning Argumentative Writing in High School English Language Arts Classrooms

    By George Newell, David Bloome, Alan Hirvela

    Focused on the teaching and learning argumentative writing in grades 9-12, this important contribution to literacy education research and classroom practice offers a new perspective, a set of principled practices, and case studies of excellent teaching. The case studies illustrate teaching and...

    To Be Published June 26th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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