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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 5th 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 13th 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 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. Vocabulary Strategies That Work

    Do This—Not That!

    By Lori G. Wilfong

    Update your vocabulary practices to meet the Common Core and improve students' word knowledge! This new, clearly-structured guide shows you how. It's packed with engaging, research-based, classroom-ready strategies for teaching vocabulary. Topics include... Selecting meaningful words for...

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  6. 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 22nd 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 7th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Vocabulary at the Core

    Teaching the Common Core Standards, 2nd Edition

    By Amy Benjamin, John T. Crow

    Vocabulary at the Core, the expanded and updated edition of Vocabulary at the Center (© 2009), is the definitive guide for every teacher engaged in helping students learn essential academic vocabulary. In clear, precise language, Benjamin and Crow explain why vocabulary is at the core of all...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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 23rd 2012 by Routledge