Transforming Literacy in Schools

Books for Inspirational Teachers


   Routledge logo

Routledge are pleased to be a supporting partner of the National Literacy Trust.

Members of the National Literacy Trust Network can enjoy 20% discount off Routledge books, simply enter promotional code NLTMBR13  when ordering online at www.routledge.com. For more information on the National Literacy Trust membership click here


Contacts

Other Inquiries

National Literacy Trust Network
Improve pupils' attitudes and behaviour towards literacy with support from our network. Access tools to help you raise literacy attainment across the whole school. Discover the benefits.

Journals from Routledge

We have a number of journals covering Literacy and Technology, Language and Literacy, plus Early Years Education, for more information on our journals visit www.educationarena.com
 


Primary School Literacy

Routledge are working in partnership with the National Literacy Trust to created motivated and confident readers. The work of the National Literacy Trust reflects Routledge Education's dedication to the enrichment of learning in the UK and around the World. From early years education through to lifelong learning, our books, journals, eProducts and teaching resources provide a high quality and dependable material that any teacher,researcher or student can rely upon.

You can also download the National Literacy Trusts Schools Guide
 

  1. Beginning Shakespeare 4-11

    By Joe Winston, Miles Tandy

    'This book is clear, approachable, and true. The elegant simplicity of its good guidance is the product of years of practical experience in the classroom. I wholeheartedly commend it to primary school teachers everywhere.' Michael Boyd, Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company...

    Published May 30th 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. 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

  4. 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 15th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Primary English Encyclopedia

    The heart of the curriculum, 4th Edition

    By Margaret Mallett

    ‘Do you know your diphthongs from your digraphs? Are you au fait with all the main reading programmes published in the UK? And can you really tell the difference between a legend, a myth and a fable? If you have any doubt about saying yes to any of these questions, fear not; the answers are all in...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Just Imagine

    Music, images and text to inspire creative writing, 2nd Edition

    By James Carter

    Just Imagine is an exciting, unique and versatile resource that provides teachers with practical and stimulating creative writing activities for fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Taking three different, but interconnected media by which to generate and explore creative writing – ‘Text and Themes’, ‘...

    Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Storytelling across the Primary Curriculum

    By Alastair K Daniel

    Starting from the question ‘what is a story?’ Storytelling Across the Primary Curriculum leads the reader through the theory and practise of storytelling as an educational method – a method taught by the author over the last ten years through Primary English teaching programmes. This practical...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Here Comes the Bogeyman

    Exploring contemporary issues in writing for children

    By Andrew Melrose

    Here Comes the Bogeyman is an essential text focussing on critical and contemporary issues surrounding writing for children. Containing a critically creative and a creatively critical investigation of the cult and culture of the child and childhood in fiction and non-fictional writing, it also...

    Published November 17th 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. Talking Points: Discussion Activities in the Primary Classroom

    By Lyn Dawes

    Talking Points: Discussion Activities in the Primary Classroom encourages and supports classroom discussion on a range of topics, enabling children to develop the important life-skill of effective group communication. Children who can explain their own ideas and take account of the points of view...

    Published October 28th 2011 by Routledge

  11. Unlocking Speaking and Listening

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Deborah Jones, Pamela Hodson

    Series: Unlocking Series

    Speaking and listening are key elements of the primary English National Curriculum; they are also fundamental to children’s language development and learning. The need for teachers to develop children’s talk in its own right and also to use talk as a means of learning is central to effective...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  12. A Practical Guide to Shakespeare for the Primary School

    50 Lesson Plans using Drama

    By John Doona

    Shakespeare is one of our key historical figures but so often he remains locked behind glass and hard to reach. The purpose of this book is to unlock Shakespeare, to remove the tag of ‘high art’ that has surrounded his work and return him to the heart of popular culture where his plays began in the...

    Published September 13th 2011 by Routledge

  13. Writing Voices

    Creating Communities of Writers

    By Teresa Cremin, Debra Myhill

    The perspectives of children, teachers and professional writers are often absent in the pedagogy of writing. Highly Commended for the UKLA Academic Book Award 2013, Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers responds to such silent voices and offers a text which not only stretches across...

    Published September 7th 2011 by Routledge

  14. Classroom Literacy Games

    Fun-packed activities for ages 7-13

    By Heather Butler

    Children enjoyed it so much they didn’t realise they were being worked so hard.Jo Miles, Learning Support Assistant at Manor Farm Community Junior School, Hazlemere, Buckinghamshire Great speaking and listening activity-setting-up ideas for the Big Write. The games extended the children’s...

    Published July 20th 2011 by Routledge

  15. Teaching Primary English through Drama

    A practical and creative Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Suzi Clipson-Boyles

    "The text is extraordinarily succinct, very well organised and highly readable. Each chapter examines in depth specific aspects of teaching and learning in drama and well-chosen practical examples can readily be adopted by teachers. A 'must' for all primary schools." Drama (the Journal of National...

    Published July 19th 2011 by Routledge

  16. The Great Literacy Debate

    A Critical Response to the Literacy Strategy and the Framework for English

    Edited by Andrew Goodwyn, Carol Fuller

    The nature of literacy is an issue of global debate. When the National Literacy Strategy [NLS] was introduced into UK schools it was arguably the most ambitious educational reform programme in the world, and the controversy necessarily intensified. How can the impact of such reforms be assessed?...

    Published May 26th 2011 by Routledge

  17. Social Linguistics and Literacies

    Ideology in Discourses, 4th Edition

    By James Gee

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ‘New Literacy Studies’. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of...

    Published May 13th 2011 by Routledge

  18. How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13

    Developing Creative Literacy, 2nd Edition

    By Michaela Morgan

    Series: Writers' Workshop

    Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 8-13 is a practical and activity based resource of writing workshops to help you teach poetry in the primary classroom. Designed to help build writing, speaking and listening skills, this book...

    Published February 7th 2011 by Routledge

  19. Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers

    4th Edition

    By Angela Wilson, Julie Scanlon

    Teaching children to develop as language users is one of the most important tasks of a primary school teacher. However, many trainee teachers begin their careers with a low knowledge base. Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers is the reader friendly guide designed to address this. This book...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  20. The Literate Classroom

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Prue Goodwin

    Now in its third edition, The Literate Classroom offers essential information and advice from leading experts about the teaching of primary English to students, NQTs and less confident teachers of literacy. Presenting a range of refreshing and challenging viewpoints from experienced classroom...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  21. Debates in English Teaching

    Edited by Jon Davison, Caroline Daly, John Moss

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    What are the key debates in English teaching today? Debates in English Teaching explores the major issues all English teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It engages with established and contemporary debates, promotes and supports critical reflection and aims to stimulate both...

    Published December 12th 2010 by Routledge

  22. How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9

    2nd Edition

    By Michaela Morgan

    Series: Writers' Workshop

    Now in a fully revised and extended second edition, How to Teach Poetry Writing: Workshops for Ages 5-9 is a practical, activity based resource of poetry writing workshops for teachers of primary age children. Each workshop provides enjoyable activities for pupils aimed at building a thorough...

    Published December 9th 2010 by Routledge

  23. Storytelling and Imagination: Beyond Basic Literacy 8-14

    By Rob Parkinson

    Storytelling helps pupils develop a wide range of skills. Do they dream and fantasize? Do they lie, waffle and distract? These are not just bad habits but marvellous starting points for teaching an art that can help them to pass on experience, train and use imagination, develop language skills,...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge

  24. Creating a Speaking and Listening Classroom

    Integrating Talk for Learning at Key Stage 2

    By Lyn Dawes

    Providing children with opportunities to talk about their learning enables teachers to hear what children are thinking. Talking with one another allows children to question, elaborate, and reflect on a range of ideas. Classroom talk can be motivating and involving, and helps children to think and...

    Published September 30th 2010 by Routledge

  25. Inspiring Children to Read and Write for Pleasure

    Using Literature to Inspire Literacy learning for Ages 8-12

    By Fred Sedgwick

    "A marvellous book of great practical value" – James Carter The lack of interest in reading for pleasure amongst large numbers of primary age pupils, put off by ‘mechanical’ worksheet-driven approaches, is a cause for major concern amongst education professionals and parents. However, Inspiring...

    Published September 17th 2010 by Routledge

  26. How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8

    2nd Edition

    By Sue Palmer

    Series: Writers' Workshop

    Now in an updated second edition How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 6-8 provides a range of practical suggestions for teaching non-fiction writing skills and linking them to children’s learning across the entire curriculum. Providing a number of suggestions for teachers and putting...

    Published August 20th 2010 by Routledge

  27. How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 8-14

    2nd Edition

    By Sue Palmer

    Series: Writers' Workshop

    Now in an updated second edition How to Teach Writing Across the Curriculum: Ages 8-14 provides a range of practical suggestions for teaching non-fiction writing skills and linking them to children’s learning across the curriculum. Emphasising creative approaches to teaching children’s writing in...

    Published August 19th 2010 by Routledge

  28. Speaking Frames: How to Teach Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10

    By Sue Palmer

    Now in a new format Speaking Frames: How to Teaching Talk for Writing: Ages 8-10 brings together material from Sue Palmer’s popular Speaking Frames books for years 3 and 4. Providing an innovative and effective answer to the problem of teaching speaking and listening, this book offers a range of...

    Published August 18th 2010 by Routledge

  29. Speaking Frames: How to Teach Talk for Writing: Ages 10-14

    By Sue Palmer

    Now revised and expanded Speaking Frames: How to Teaching Talk for Writing: Ages 10-14 brings together material from Sue Palmer’s popular Speaking Frames books with additional material covering the primary/secondary transition. Providing an innovative and effective answer to the problem of teaching...

    Published August 17th 2010 by Routledge

  30. 33 Ways to Help with Spelling

    Supporting Children who Struggle with Basic Skills

    By Heather Morris, Sue Smith

    Series: Thirty Three Ways to Help with....

    33 Ways to Help with Spelling equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of spelling. Offering a range of activities and games to engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom,...

    Published July 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  31. Developing Language and Communication Skills through Effective Small Group Work

    SPIRALS: From 3-8, 3rd Edition

    By Marion Nash, Jackie Lowe, Tracey Palmer

    First published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 16th 2010 by Routledge

  32. Adventure Stories for Reading, Learning and Literacy

    Cross-Curricular Resources for the Primary School

    By Mal Leicester, Roger Twelvetrees

    Adventure Stories for Reading, Learning and Literacy takes a unique approach to cross-curricular teaching in the primary classroom. Providing eight original adventure stories, the authors build up a suite of resources and activities for teachers to use in the classroom, providing cross curricular...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  33. Choosing and Using Fiction and Non-Fiction 3-11

    A Comprehensive Guide for Teachers and Student Teachers

    By Margaret Mallett

    Winner of the United Kingdom Literacy Association's Author Award 2011 for its contribution to extending children's literacy. Praise for the book: 'This book is about making readers. A compact summary of its contents would not do it justice. It is the accountof a life's work and it deserves thanks...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  34. Literacy in Action: Football

    24 Flexible Lessons for Ages 9-11

    By Heather Butler

    Get ready for kick off and prepare to meet all of your literacy goals with Literacy in Action: Football. All year 5 and particularly year 6 teachers know about the pressure to help children deliver levels of achievement laid down by higher authorities than themselves. Many of the reluctant writers...

    Published May 20th 2010 by Routledge

  35. Supporting Language and Literacy 0-5

    A Practical Guide for the Early Years Foundation Stage, 3rd Edition

    By Suzi Clipson-Boyles

    Supporting Language and Literacy 0–5 offers practical guidance for those supporting young children’s language and literacy development. It describes the important features of early language development providing a clear and accessible theoretical framework illustrated by practical examples taken...

    Published May 11th 2010 by Routledge

  36. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read

    Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy

    Edited by Kathy Hall, Usha Goswami, Colin Harrison, Sue Ellis, Janet Soler

    Series: Routledge Psychology in Education

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on reading for all those who seek to extend and enrich the current practice, research and policy debates. The breadth of knowledge that underpins pedagogy is a central theme and the...

    Published March 9th 2010 by Routledge

  37. 33 Ways to Help with Writing

    Supporting Children who Struggle with Basic Skills

    By Raewyn Hickey

    Series: Thirty Three Ways to Help with....

    33 Ways to Help with Writing equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of writing. Offering a range of activities and games to engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom,...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  38. Grammar Survival

    A Teacher's Toolkit, 2nd Edition

    By Geoff Barton

    Focusing on what you need to know in the classroom, Grammar Survival provides you with the essential knowledge and tools you’ll need to teach grammar effectively. This second edition has been updated and restructured to reflect the revised framework for English, and ten new sections have been added...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  39. Creating an Emotionally Healthy Classroom

    Practical and Creative Literacy and Art Resources for Key Stage 2

    By Daphne Gutteridge, Vivien Smith

    This practical resource book for Key Stage 2 explores a range of emotions using both original poetry and well-known artworks to stimulate discussion in the classroom. Based on the extensive teaching experience of Daphne Gutteridge and Vivien Smith as well as current educational initiatives such as...

    Published November 16th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  40. Poetry - From Reading to Writing

    A Classroom Guide for Ages 7-11

    By Robert Hull

    Poetry – From Reading to Writing covers the process of writing poetry, from reading poems through to writing them. It is intended particularly for teachers at key stage 2 level, but other teachers will also find it valuable. It is clearly and accessibly written and jargon-free. In providing a...

    Published November 12th 2009 by Routledge

  41. Countdown Series Set

    Series: Countdown

    The Countdown Series provides all the support you need in helping pupils to improve their literacy skills. It is a comprehensive and flexible resource which you can use in different ways, and includes: Over 100 stand-alone modules that cover all aspects of writing and...

    Published November 5th 2009 by Routledge

  42. Countdown to Non-Fiction Writing

    Step by Step Approach to Writing Techniques for 7-12 Years

    By Steve Bowkett

    Series: Countdown

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping...

    Published November 3rd 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  43. English Homework for Key Stage 2

    Activity-Based Learning

    By Andrea McGowan, Vicki Parfitt, Colin Forster

    Series: Active Homework

    English Homework for Key Stage 2 is a unique resource for busy teachers - a selection of ‘pencil-free’, hands-on activities, aligned with the National Curriculum Programmes of Study and with clear links to the topics set out in the PNS Framework for English, that teachers can use as extension...

    Published September 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  44. Creative English, Creative Curriculum

    New Perspectives for Key Stage 2

    By Paul Gardner

    Combining theory with practical examples, Creative English, Creative Curriculum will stimulate students and teachers to be adventurous and creative in their teaching, while covering the mains strands of the Primary National Strategy for English: narrative, non-fiction and poetry. This book:...

    Published July 21st 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  45. Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling

    Edited by Clare Wood, Vincent Connelly

    Series: New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

    With contributions from leading international researchers, Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling offers a critique of current thinking on the research literature into reading, reading comprehension and writing. Each paper in this volume provides an account of empirical research that...

    Published July 16th 2009 by Routledge

  46. Writing Under Control

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Judith Graham, Alison Kelly

    Now in its third edition and reflecting changes in the Primary National Strategy, this best-selling textbook introduces primary teachers to key issues in the teaching of writing. Strongly rooted in classroom practice, the book includes: the history, theory and practice of teaching writing...

    Published June 29th 2009 by Routledge

  47. Teaching English Creatively

    By Teresa Cremin

    Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

    What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children? How can you successfully develop pupils’ engagement with reading and writing skills? Teaching English Creatively demonstrates the potential of creative teaching to develop children’s knowledge, skills, understanding and...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Routledge

  48. Learning through Talk

    Developing Learning Dialogues in the Primary Classroom

    By Heather Luxford, Lizzie Smart

    Learning through Talk is a practical handbook. It is designed to help teachers and others working with five to eleven year olds develop the key skills which will enable their pupils to use talk effectively for learning. The activities within the book encourage thinking and learning across...

    Published June 24th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  49. Environmental Learning for Classroom and Assembly at KS1 & KS2

    Stories about the Natural World

    By Mal Leicester, Denise Taylor

    In Environmental Learning for Classroom and Assembly at KS1 & KS2, the highly successful and popular author Mal Leicester teams up with the conservationist Denise Taylor to teach children about wildlife and environmental conservation through the art of storytelling. Reflecting the child’s world...

    Published March 4th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  50. Countdown to Poetry Writing

    Step by Step Approach to Writing Techniques for 7-12 Years

    By Steve Bowkett

    Series: Countdown

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping...

    Published February 15th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  51. Jumpstart! Storymaking

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Storymaking is a collection of games and activities to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' as well as creating a whole school culture of storytelling, reading and writing. Storymaking is the process of retelling, innovating and...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  52. Countdown to Creative Writing

    Step by Step Approach to Writing Techniques for 7-12 Years

    By Stephen Bowkett

    Series: Countdown

    Developing children's writing abilities boosts their confidence, creates enjoyment and relevance in the task and cultivates a range of decision-making and problem-solving skills that can then be applied across the curriculum. The Countdown series provides all the support you need in helping...

    Published October 23rd 2008 by David Fulton Publishers

  53. Jumpstart! Poetry

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    A good poetry idea should help the children feel excited about writing and enable them to think of what to write - developing their imagination, creativity and writing skills. Jumpstart! Poetry is about involving children as creative writers through writing poems. The book contains a bank of...

    Published September 8th 2008 by Routledge

  54. Teaching Children English as an Additional Language

    A Programme for 7-12 Year Olds

    By Caroline Scott

    Here is a typical classroom scenario: out of the thirty children, two-thirds speak a different language at home and only speak English at school. Even though many pupils’ English skills are almost non-existent, teachers are expected to provide the national curriculum for every child in the...

    Published August 12th 2008 by Routledge

  55. Creative Approaches to Poetry for the Primary Framework for Literacy

    By Jan Foale, Linda Pagett

    Creative Approaches to Poetry for the Primary Framework for Literacy supports teachers in planning, teaching and, most importantly, enjoying poetry with their pupils. With an emphasis on creative, cross curricular approaches the authors explore tried and tested methods of teaching poetry in an...

    Published July 30th 2008 by David Fulton Publishers

  56. The Essential Speaking and Listening

    Talk for Learning at Key Stage 2

    By Lyn Dawes

    Talk is the medium through which children learn; and yet children may not realise why their contributions to classroom talk are so important. This book provides teachers with resources for developing children's understanding of speaking and listening, and their skills in using talk for learning....

    Published May 8th 2008 by David Fulton Publishers

  57. Creating Writers in the Primary Classroom

    Practical Approaches to Inspire Teachers and their Pupils

    By Miles Tandy, Jo Howell

    Teachers in English schools have now had ten years of prescriptive national literacy strategies and it is time for a new approach. This book encourages children from their early years to think of themselves as writers who have something to write and know how to write it. Creating Writers in...

    Published May 8th 2008 by David Fulton Publishers

  58. 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas

    Teaching Inspirational Story-Writing for All Ages

    By Ron Shaw

    How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ‘story-starters’ across a vast range of genres and narrative...

    Published November 28th 2007 by David Fulton Publishers

  59. Reading Under Control

    Teaching Reading in the Primary School, 3rd Edition

    By Judith Graham, Alison Kelly

    Now in an updated third edition, this best-selling textbook introduces primary teachers to the key issues in how to teach reading. The authors celebrate reading as an important, exhilarating part of the curriculum with the potential to transform lives, whilst also giving a balanced handling of...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  60. Active Assessment in English

    Thinking Learning and Assessment In English

    By Brenda Keogh, John Dabell, Stuart Naylor

    Everybody seems to be talking about Assessment for Learning. This book shows you how to do it. The thinking behind the highly influential ‘Assessment for Learning’ approach is translated into usable and practical strategies for all those teaching literacy in primary and secondary classrooms. The...

    Published July 12th 2007 by David Fulton Publishers

  61. Learning ICT with English

    By Richard Bennett

    Series: Teaching ICT through the Primary Curriculum

    Providing practical guidance on enhancing learning through ICT in English, this book is made up of a series of projects that supplement, augment and extend the QCA ICT scheme and provide much-needed links with Units in other subjects’ schemes of work. It includes: fact cards that support each...

    Published June 30th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  62. Literacy and ICT in the Primary School

    A Creative Approach to English

    By Andrew Rudd, Alison Tyldesley

    By clearly outlining how ICT can enhance and improve children’s learning, this book unlocks the full potential of ICT within the classroom. Stimulating, useful and free of jargon, the book provides many practical examples to show teachers where, when and how ICT can be used effectively within...

    Published February 28th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  63. Unlocking Literacy

    A Guide for Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert Fisher, Mary Williams

    Series: Unlocking Series

    An edited collection describing key issues in supporting literacy development, this book helps to 'unlock' the mysteries behind helping children learn to read, write, speak and listen. It explores ways to help children develop their skills in literacy, thinking and learning, and shows how literacy...

    Published January 30th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  64. Using Literacy to Develop Thinking Skills with Children Aged 5 -7

    By Paula Iley

    These creative off-the-shelf activities will spark children's thinking skills through speaking, listening, reading and writing. Busy teachers wanting to shake up their lessons will find them indispensable. Includes: problem-solving; creative and critical thinking; emotional thinking; questioning...

    Published January 24th 2006 by Routledge

  65. Planning Creative Literacy Lessons

    By Andrew Lambirth

    This book builds on the guidance given by the Primary Strategy for Literacy. By 'filling in the gaps' that the planning documentation leaves, the book provides teachers with the structures and ideas to plan creatively and effectively for their children whilst following and enhancing the...

    Published January 24th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  66. Teaching Speaking and Listening in the Primary School

    By Elizabeth Grugeon, Lorraine Hubbard, Carol Smith, Lyn Dawes

    Speaking and listening, along with reading and writing, are essential components of literacy and learning development within the National Primary Strategy. This best-selling introductory text updates teachers on national developments and best practice in speaking and listening in the classroom...

    Published January 20th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  67. Using Literacy to Develop Thinking Skills with Children Aged 7-11

    By Paula Iley

    These creative off-the-shelf activities will spark children's thinking skills through speaking, listening, reading and writing. Busy teachers wanting to shake up their lessons will find them indispensable. Includes: problem-solving: creative and critical thinking; emotional thinking; questioning...

    Published January 19th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  68. Sledmere Stories - Book 2

    The Gameboy; Sophie Gets It Right; Stop Thief!

    By Amanda Greenley, Linda Evans

    When children reach the top of Key Stage 2 and are below average readers, they need to practice reading skills with materials that are attractive, motivating, and accessible; variety is important too. These stories will be useful for pupils whose first language is not English. Each book in the...

    Published August 17th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  69. Pirates

    By Gill Matthews, Sylvia Karavis

    Series: Ready, Steady, Write!

    Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year 2. This themed pack provides the answer. It should help children to improve their writing through speaking and listening, drama, and role-play. This pack contains material for half a term of literacy hour activities, and...

    Published August 17th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  70. Wants, Wishes and Wizardry

    By Sylvia Karavis, Catherine Byrne

    Series: Ready, Steady, Write!

    Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year 2. This themed pack provides the answer. It should help children to improve their writing through speaking and listening, drama, and role-play. This pack contains material for half a term of literacy hour activities, and...

    Published August 17th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  71. Robot World

    By Sylvia Karavis, Catherine Byrne

    Series: Ready, Steady, Write!

    Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year 2. This themed pack provides the answer. It should help children to improve their writing through speaking and listening, drama, and role-play. This pack contains material for half a term of literacy hour activities, and...

    Published August 17th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  72. Sledmere Stories - Book 3

    The Gang; Learning about the Victorians; Ali and Sam's School Trip

    By Amanda Greenley, Linda Evans

    When children reach the top of Key Stage 2 and are below average readers, they need to practice reading skills with materials that are attractive, motivating, and accessible; variety is important too. These stories will be useful for pupils whose first language is not English. Each book in the...

    Published August 16th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  73. Writing Models Year 6

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Writing Models

    The new edition for Year 6 has been fully updated and restructured in line to deliver new units from the new framework and includes new writing models. Lesson planning has never been easier! The revised Writing Models Year 6 contains: A range of fiction genres such as traditional tale,...

    Published August 15th 2005 by Routledge

  74. Teaching and Learning Literacy

    Reading and Writing Texts for a Purpose

    By David Wray

    David Wray offers a range of practical suggestions for enhancing literacy work in primary and secondary schools (KS 1-3). The book is based on the idea that the purpose of literacy teaching is to enable pupils to understand and create meaningful, whole texts. It deliberately takes a...

    Published July 13th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  75. Writing Models Year 4

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Writing Models

    Teachers who want to cut lesson planning time should welcome this series. The new editions are revised in line with the new literacy framework and bring you new models. Writing Models aims to help teachers cover every sort of writing type they need; fine tune lessons by following key teaching...

    Published July 7th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  76. Literacy through Creativity

    By Prue Goodwin

    This is a fresh and practical approach to examining the way in which creative arts can be used in the classroom to enhance the learning of literacy in the primary school. It includes case studies and activities that clarify the role of creativity in the literacy teaching and advises how to help...

    Published June 29th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  77. Writing Models Year 5

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Writing Models

    Teachers who want to cut lesson planning time should welcome this series. The new editions are revised in line with the new literacy framework and bring you new models. Writing Models aims to help teachers cover every sort of writing type they need including visual and multimodal texts; fine tune...

    Published June 29th 2005 by Routledge

  78. Writing Models Year 3

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Writing Models

    Teachers who want to cut lesson planning time should welcome this series, revised in line with the new literacy framework in the second edition. Writing Models aims to help teachers cover every sort of writing type they need; fine tune lessons by following key teaching points for each model; and...

    Published June 29th 2005 by Routledge

  79. Word Power

    Activities for Years 5 and 6

    By Terry Saunders

    These engaging activities focus upon the word level strand of the literacy stategy, in particular the vocabulary extention element. Use this book to: meet objectives as listed in the literacy strategy framework; match work to pupils' abilities using differentiated activities; save time planning...

    Published June 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  80. Sledmere Stories - Book 1

    The Birthday Party; Ali and Sam Help Out; Well Spotted!

    By Amanda Greenley, Linda Evans

    When children reach the top of Key Stage 2 and are below average readers, they need to practice reading skills with materials that are attractive, motivating, and accessible; variety is important too. These stories will be useful for pupils whose first language is not English. Each book in the...

    Published June 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  81. Spelling Recovery

    The Pathway to Spelling Success

    By Jan Roberts

    This book provides handy tools for teachers to analyze and correct simple spelling mistakes, or tackle more complex problems. Includes: how to make assessment pain-free by setting realistic learning targets; easy to remember spelling rules that really work; photocopiable masters for error-analysis...

    Published June 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  82. Drama and English at the Heart of the Primary Curriculum

    By Joe Winston

    Written specifically for primary teachers and trainees who wish to develop their teaching skills in English and drama, this book offers practical guidance on model drama and English teaching techniques, approaches to assessment, and examples of cross-curricular links. Teachers and students will...

    Published June 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  83. Once Upon A Time

    By Gill Matthews, Val Mansfield

    Series: Ready, Steady, Write!

    Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year 2. This themed pack provides the answer. It should help children to improve their writing through speaking and listening, drama, and role-play. This pack contains material for half a term of literacy hour activities, and...

    Published June 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  84. Fantastic Beasts

    By Gill Matthews, Sylvia Karavis

    Series: Ready, Steady, Write!

    Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year 2. This themed pack provides the answer. It should help children to improve their writing through speaking and listening, drama, and role-play. This pack contains material for half a term of literacy hour activities, and...

    Published June 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  85. Word Power

    Activities for Years 3 and 4

    By Terry Saunders

    These engaging activities focus upon the word level strand of the literacy stategy, in particular the vocabulary extention element. Use this book to: meet objectives as listed in the literacy strategy framework; match work to pupils' abilities using differentiated activities; save time planning...

    Published February 28th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers

  86. Jumpstart! Literacy

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use, fun, multi-sensory games and creative lesson starters will jumpstart pupils enthusiasm for literacy learning. The `jumpstarts' cover: Warming up the word - spelling and word games Syntactic gymnastics - creating sentences and written style Games to stimulate -...

    Published August 5th 2004 by Routledge

  87. Journeys and Quests

    By Matthews, Mansfield

    Series: Ready, Steady, Write!

    Busy teachers need a complete solution to teaching the literacy hour in year two. These exciting themed packs provide the answer. They assist children in improving their writing through speaking and listening, drama and role-play. Each of the six packs contain material for half a term of...

    Published April 23rd 2004 by David Fulton Publishers