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Forthcoming English Books

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Forthcoming Books

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

    By George E. 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

  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. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. Literacies, Learning, and the Body

    Bringing Research and Theory into Pedagogical Practice

    Edited by Grace Enriquez, Elisabeth Johnson, Stavroula Kontovourki, Christine Mallozzi

    Series: Expanding Literacies in Education

    The essays, research studies, and pedagogical examples in this book provide a window into the embodied dimensions of literacy and a toolbox for interpreting, building on, and inquiring into the range of ways people communicate and express themselves as literate beings. The contributors investigate...

    To Be Published November 4th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Introducing Teachers’ Writing Groups

    Exploring the theory and practice

    By Jenifer Smith, Simon Wrigley

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

    Teachers’ writing groups have proven to have a significantly positive impact on pupils and their writing. This timely text explains the importance of teachers’ writing groups, how they have evolved, and outlines clearly and accessibly how teachers can set up their own highly effective writing...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Contextualising Grammar

    A teacher resource for bridging the gap between Key Stage 2 & Key Stage 3

    By Martin Illingworth, Nick Hall

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

    How can teachers expect their students to be explicitly alert to grammatical features of language? The introduction of high stakes testing at the end of Year 6 has increased pressures on both primary school and Year Seven teachers. This is a book of ideas to support teachers in approaching the...

    To Be Published November 30th 2015 by Routledge