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Teaching English, Language and Literacy by…

Teaching English, Language and Literacy

by Dominic Wyse, Dominic Wyse (Author)

Other authors: Roger Bainbridge (Contributor), Charles Sarland (Contributor)

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This is so strongly set to the British schemes that it is not very useful outside of that environment. Also very weak on mentioning which age group is being discussed. ( )
  MarthaJeanne | Feb 27, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 041520092X, Paperback)

This fully updated second edition of Teaching English, Language and Literacy is an essential introduction for anyone learning to teach English at primary school level. Designed for students on initial teacher training courses, but also of great use to those teachers wanting to keep pace with the latest developments in their specialist subject. The book covers the theory and practice of teaching English, language and literacy and includes comprehensive analysis of the Primary National Strategy (PNS) Literacy Framework.

Each chapter has a specific glossary to explain terms and gives suggestions for further reading. This second edition covers key areas that students, teachers and English co-ordinators have to manage, and includes advice on:

developing reading, including advice on choosing texts, and the role of phonics

improving writing skills, including advice on grammar and punctuation

planning and assessing speaking and listening lessons

working effectively with pupils who are multilingual

understanding historical developments in the subject

the latest thinking in educational policy and practice,

the use of multimedia

maintaining good home-school links.

gender and the teaching of English language and literacy


All these chapters include clear examples of practice, coverage of key issues, analysis of research, and reflections on national policy to encourage the best possible response to the demands of the National Curriculum.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:16:45 -0400)

This is a text for students on initial teacher training courses, which covers the theory and practice of teaching English, language and literacy. The book is closely related to the new National Literacy Strategy.

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