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  1. Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

    A Literacy Practices Approach for 6-12 Classrooms

    By Richard Beach, Amanda Haertling Thein, Allen Webb

    As the new English Language Arts Common Core State Standards take hold across the United States, the need grows for pre-service and in-service teachers to be ready to develop curriculum and instruction that addresses their requirements. This timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive text directly meets...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Hit the Headlines

    Exciting journalism activities for improving writing and thinking skills

    By Colin Macfarlane

    Hit the Headlines charts out a series of fun and inspiring, cross-curricular journalism workshops that enhance key skills and confidence in areas such as: Writing and editing. Critical assessment. Interviewing and observation. Mental flexibility and resourcefulness. Role-playing and...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  3. Creativity and Learning in Secondary English

    Teaching for a creative classroom

    By Andrew McCallum

    Creativity in secondary English lessons today is a democratically conceived quality that all pupils are expected to achieve and a resource on which all are entitled to draw. But what exactly is creativity? And how does it relate to English? Creativity and Learning in Secondary English answers these...

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The Essential Charles Dickens School Resource

    Contemporary Approaches to Teaching Classic Texts Ages 7-14

    By Gill Robins, Laura-Jane Evans-Jones

    Charles Dickens is arguably the greatest storyteller in English Literature and his novels have been loved and respected for nearly two hundred years. As accurate reflections of Victorian society they are unparalleled. Vivid characters and realistic settings are created in the mind of the reader,...

    Published February 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing

    By Steve Bowkett

    Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing uses children’s interest in pictures, comics and graphic novels as a way of developing their creative writing abilities, reading skills and oracy. The book’s underpinning strategy is the use of comic art images as a visual analogue to help...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents' Lives

    Bridging the Everyday/Academic Divide, Third Edition

    Edited by Donna E. Alvermann, Kathleen A. Hinchman

    Like previous editions, the third edition of Reconceptualizing the Literacies in Adolescents’ Lives invites middle- and high-school educators to move toward a broad, generative view of adolescent literacies. Recognizing that digital media, social networking phenomena are now central in adolescents’...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Poetry

    Reading and responding to poetry in the secondary classroom

    By Amanda Naylor, Audrey B. Wood

    Teaching Poetry is an indispensible source of guidance, confidence and ideas for all those new to the secondary English classroom. Written by experienced teachers who have worked with the many secondary pupils who ‘don’t get’ poetry, this friendly guide will help you support pupils as they access,...

    Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge

  8. The Media Teacher's Handbook

    Edited by Elaine Scarratt, Jon Davison

    The Media Teacher’s Handbook is an indispensible guide for all teachers, both specialist and non-specialist, delivering Media Studies and media education in secondary schools and colleges. It is the first text to draw together the three key elements of secondary sector teaching in relation to...

    Published December 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Tricks of the Writer's Trade

    And how to teach them to children aged 8-14

    By Rick Vanes

    What links Cinderella to Harry Potter? What can The Simpsons teach us about character creation? What is the False Horizon moment? What are the two classic openings and five effective endings of a newspaper story? Aimed at primary and early secondary school teachers, Tricks of the Writer’s Trade...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Teaching Secondary English as if the Planet Matters

    By Sasha Matthewman

    Series: Teaching... as if the Planet Matters

    ‘This is an important book for all concerned with the teaching and learning of English, exploring new and hugely significant areas in a scholarly, thought-provoking and eminently practical way.’ – David Stevens, University of Durham, UK Drawing together ideas from a range of disciplines in the...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge