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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Common Core Grammar Toolkit, The

    Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Language Standards in Grades 3-5

    By Sean Ruday

    The Common Core’s language standards can seem overwhelming—students need to learn specific, complex grammar rules at each grade level. The Common Core Grammar Toolkit to the rescue! This comprehensive guide makes grammar instruction fun and meaningful. You will learn how to… Teach the Common Core’...

    Published April 30th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Big Skills for the Common Core

    Literacy Strategies for the 6-12 Classroom

    By Amy Benjamin, Michael Hugelmeyer

    Zoom in on the academic skills students are required to learn in reading, writing, speaking/listening, and language! This book cuts through all of the Common Core jargon and gets right to the heart of what students need to learn now. Big Skills for the Common Core is packed with engaging strategies...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge