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  1. Spelling for Life

    Uncovering the simplicity and science of spelling

    By Lyn Stone

    A recent survey of 200 teachers asking the question ‘spelling is…?’ resulted in the following adjectives: ‘difficult’, ‘complex’, ‘confusing’, ‘random’, ‘confounding’. Spelling for Life offers lucid, accessible tools which help to reveal that, when explicitly and systematically taught, spelling is...

    Published October 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Write Out of the Classroom

    How to use the 'real' world to inspire and create amazing writing

    By Colin Macfarlane

    Write Out of the Classroom is a ground-breaking, highly practical book which provides teachers and creative writing tutors with great ways of tapping into the huge inspirational and educational potential of the richly diverse world beyond the classroom walls. Effective learning occurs when the...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Teaching Caribbean Poetry

    Edited by Beverley Bryan, Morag Styles

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

    Teaching Caribbean Poetry will inform and inspire readers with a love for, and understanding of, the dynamic world of Caribbean poetry. This unique volume sets out to enable secondary English teachers and their students to engage with a wide range of poetry, past and present; to understand how...

    Published October 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Social Construction of Meaning

    Reading literature in urban English classrooms

    By John Yandell

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes a fresh look at secondary urban English classrooms and at what happens when students and their teachers explore literature collaboratively. By closely examining what happens in English lessons, minute by minute, it reveals how literary texts function not as a valorised heritage to...

    Published September 27th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Doing Critical Literacy

    Texts and Activities for Students and Teachers

    By Hilary Janks, Kerryn Dixon, Ana Ferreira, Stella Granville, Denise Newfield

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    Compelling and highly engaging, this text shows teachers at all levels how to do critical literacy in the classroom and provides models for practice that can be adapted to any context. Integrating social theory and classroom practice, it brings critical literacy to life as a socio-cultural...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. L2 Writing in Secondary Classrooms

    Student Experiences, Academic Issues, and Teacher Education

    Edited by Luciana C. de Oliveira, Tony Silva

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Second language writers and the teaching of writing at the secondary level have received little attention compared with other skills such as reading. Addressing this gap, this volume uniquely looks at both adolescent L2 writing and the preparation of secondary teachers to work with this population...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Talking Points for Shakespeare Plays

    Discussion activities for Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet and Richard III

    By Lyn Dawes

    What do students think about Shakespeare? Classic, timeless and full of rich ideas; or difficult, impenetrable and completely uninteresting? We want young people to develop a real interest in Shakespeare, based on their understanding and engagement with the texts. A meaningful classroom discussion...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Language Arts to English Language Learners

    2nd Edition

    By Anete Vásquez, Angela L. Hansen, Philip C. Smith

    Series: Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

    This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Teaching Language Arts to English Language Learners provides readers with the comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face ELLs and ways in which educators might address them in the language arts classroom. The authors offer proven...

    Published March 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. 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 5th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 13th 2012 by Routledge