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  1. Descriptosaurus

    Supporting Creative Writing for Ages 8–14, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Wilcox

    Reviews of the first edition "This book is a treasure trove of descriptive language... Highly recommended for both teachers and parents. I wish I’d had a copy of this book when I was a full time English teacher! Invest in a copy today; you’ll be glad you did." Sue Cowley, bestselling author,...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Don’t Call it Literacy!

    What every teacher needs to know about speaking, listening, reading and writing

    By Geoff Barton

    "Every teacher in English is a teacher of English," said George Sampson, one of the early school inspectors, back in 1921. It’s never been truer, or more relevant. Literacy has a major impact on young people’s life-chances and it is every teacher’s responsibility to help build their communication,...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Planning Process Drama

    Enriching teaching and learning, 2nd Edition

    By Pamela Bowell, Brian S. Heap

    Process drama is now firmly established, internationally, as a powerful and dynamic pedagogy. This clear and accessible book provides a practical, step-by-step guide to the planning of process drama. Grounded in theory and illustrated in practice, it identifies and explains the principles of...

    Published November 27th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Teenagers, Literacy and School

    Researching in Multilingual Contexts

    By Ken Cruickshank

    This unique and timely book follows the experiences of four Arabic teenagers, their families and their community, focusing on the role of literacy in their daily lives and the differences between home and school. The author looks at the conflict between expectations and practices at school and...

    Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge

  5. Girls' Literacy Experiences In and Out of School

    Learning and Composing Gendered Identities

    Edited by Elaine O'Quinn

    How do American girls compose and amend their identities? In this text, prominent scholars in their respective fields examine the complex social and cultural constructions that shape girls’ lives both in and out of school. The book looks at matters ranging from embedded issues of class, race,...

    Published September 6th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Making Language Matter

    Teaching Resources for Meeting the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards in Grades 9-12

    By Deborah J. Vause, Julie S. Amberg

    Now adopted by over 40 states, the Common Core State Standards provide a clear and consistent framework for public school systems as they develop student learning goals that define the path to readiness for college, careers, and informed citizenship. While each state is developing its own...

    Published August 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School

    Edited by Andrew Green

    Series: Routledge Teaching Guides

    A Practical Guide to Teaching English in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for all training and newly qualified secondary English teachers. Based on the best research and practice available, it offers a wide range of tried and tested strategies and...

    Published July 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Unlocking Poetry

    An Inspirational Resource for Teaching GCSE Literature

    By Trevor Millum, Chris Warren

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

    This helpful and accessible teacher resource offers over 800 innovative ways of studying the poetry which is prescribed for GCSE study. Unlocking Poetry not only provides poems in electronic format but also presents them in a variety of other forms which help students to undertake their own...

    Published July 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. A Guided Reader for Secondary English

    Pedagogy and practice

    Edited by David Stevens

    The Guided Reader for Secondary English draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential education writers to provide insight, guidance and clarity about key issues affecting Secondary English teachers. The book brings together key extracts from classic and contemporary...

    Published July 12th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 27th 2012 by Routledge