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Forthcoming English Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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

  2. 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 18th 2015 by Routledge

  3. 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 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. Researching and Teaching Reading

    Developing pedagogy through critical enquiry

    By Gabrielle Cliff Hodges

    Series: National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

    Many agree that engaging in research is what makes a teacher’s professional development sustainable, and Researching and Teaching Reading studies the ways in which research and teaching are entwined both within and beyond the classroom. Gabrielle Cliff Hodges encourages readers to deepen their...

    To Be Published August 27th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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