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Literacy And Education

Paperback, 24/04/2012, £32.99
A guide to current theory on literacy with practical application for the classroom.

Developing Language And Literacy

Paperback, 31/12/2010, £35.25
Developing Language and Literacy presents the details of two proven intervention programs developed by the authors, a team of noted academics and specialists. The programs improve the phonological skills, vocabulary and grammar of young children at risk of reading difficulties.

Language and Communication in Primary Schools

Paperback, 16/05/2016, £23.99
This book is a guide for trainee and beginning teachers on how to use talk in the classroom. It explores the theory behind the teaching of language and communication skills and includes lots of practical advice on how to translate this into the classroom.

Debates In English Teaching

Paperback, 13/12/2010, £31.99
Encourages student and practising teachers to engage with and reflect on key topics, concepts and debates in subject teaching. This title is suitable for all students studying at Masters Level and Education Studies students considering subject teaching in depth.

How to be a Brilliant English Teacher 2ed

Paperback, 17/05/2012, £29.99

Learning to Read

Paperback, 13/02/1986, £12.99
Suitable for those interested in how or why children learn to read, this title draws on the author's experience as a parent and teacher, and explains what happens when a child is taught to read and how parents or teachers can help when a child has reading problems. Each chapter deals with a different stage of learning.

Read my mind

Paperback, 01/05/1997, £42.99
This text aims to help all those involved with children and their learning through poem-writing. Beginning with an introduction outlining the importance of poetry, the work discusses poetry in terms of children's learning and the imagination.

Making Progress in English

7, 12/03/1998, £58.99
This manual is designed for teachers with any length of experience at Key Stages 1 and 2. Covering all aspects of English, it will help teachers raise standards of achievements in pupils at all levels of fluency and confidence.

Young Researchers

7, 22/07/1999, £36.99
Informational kinds of reading and writing are crucial in every lesson. This book looks at how we can encourage children from the very beginning to think of themselves as young researchers using skills and strategies for clear purposes.

Issues in English Teaching

Paperback, 16/12/1999, £33.99
Invites primary and secondary teachers of English to engage in debates about key issues in subject teaching. This book will stimulate all those interested in education to reflect on the identity of the subject and its principles and practice.

Addressing Difficulties in Literacy Development

Paperback, 19/09/2002, £39.99
Together with Contextualising Difficulties in Literacy Development, this reader forms the basis of The Open University's Difficulties in Literacy Development course, and is ideal for similar courses nationally and internationally.

Text Level: Year 5: Text Level Activities for the Literacy Hour

Paperback, 30/06/2000, £16.99
Intended to help Year 5 children develop their reading skills and ability to plan and structure their writing, this book offers 50 activities using fiction, non-fiction and poetry.

Developing Literacy Non-fiction Year R

Paperback, 31/01/2002, £16.99
An activity book for children at Reception level, designed to develop their reading and writing skills using non-fiction texts. It is part of a series which covers the objectives of the National Literacy Strategy Framework for Teaching. There are simple teaching notes in the introduction.

Developing Literacy Word Level Year 7

Paperback, 30/06/2003, £18.99
A series of three photocopiable literacy activity books for secondary schools and home study. Each book covers all the key objectives of the 'Word Level' strand of the National Literacy Strategy framework. There is one book for each year group at Key Stage 3, from Year 7 - Year 9.

Partners in Learning

Paperback, 31/01/1994, £23.50
An assessment of Reading Recovery, a focused one-on-one programme for children who have difficulty learning to read. Based on a study comparing Reading Recovery to three other interventions, the book looks into the ways teachers provide opportunities for children to read independently.

Resources for Teaching English 14-16

Paperback, 20/05/2010, £31.99
Contains what an English teacher could need to engage and captivate their pupils in contemporary poetry and prose. This title includes step-by-step lesson plans that are easy to adapt to suit individual teachers' needs, and includes suggestions for utilising ICT and homework ideas.

Frightening Fiction

Paperback, 26/04/2001, £27.99
This is an analysis of the dominance of the horror story in children's publishing since the 1980s, with particular emphasis on R.L. Stine and the Point Horror phenomenon and its many competitors.

33 Ways to Help With Spelling: Supporting Children who Struggle with B

Paperback, 23/07/2010, £28.99
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.

Activities for Writing Instructions 7-9

Paperback, 18/01/2002, £15.00
Includes activities that enable children to: write clear instructions; develop understanding of the features of instruction texts; establish chronological sequence of steps in a procedure; revise and edit their own instructions; and, take account of audience and purpose in writing instructions.

Creative Activities for Plot,Character & Setting Ages 9-11

Paperback, 18/06/2004, £20.00
Helps you get your children out of their seats and talking about stories. This title explores literature through art, drama, puppets and other innovative techniques. It features colour photographs and samples of work. It helps you link reading and writing. It shows you how to develop talk for writing.

Teaching Systematic Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools 2ed

Paperback, 18/05/2015, £19.99
The government prioritizes systematic synthetic phonics as a key strategy in the teaching of reading, this book provides a comprehensive guide to teaching systematic synthetic phonics in primary schools.

Teaching Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling in Primary Schools 2ed

Paperback, 13/01/2016, £17.99
This popular text explores and provides the subject knowledge to teach grammar, punctuation and spelling and gives guidance on how to teach it. New edition updated in line with the new National Curriculum for Key Stages 1 and explores the national SPAG tests in primary schools.

Developing Early Literacy 0-8: From Theory to Practice

Paperback, 11/02/2014, £27.99
"This is a very useful book that covers all the key topics that the students will need to know about. The book is easy to access, and a good mix of theory and practical ideas." -Lisa Jeffery, School of Education, Northampton University

Developing Literacy in the Primary Classroom

Paperback, 13/06/2014, £26.99
Combining an examination of theory and research with practical case studies and real examples of teaching practice, this book shows how to engage and motivate children to develop a range of primary English skills.

Making Literacy Real: Theories and Practices for Learning and Teaching 2ed

7, 22/12/2014, £26.99
Updated with new chapters covering digital literacy, space and play, and multimodality, this new edition offers an overview of the major fields in literacy studies.

Understanding Reading Comprehension : Processes and Practices

Paperback, 13/11/2014, £24.99
Can baboons read? That is the thought-provoking question that opens this wonderfully accessible book for trainee and practising primary school teachers to fully understand the process of reading comprehension. It develops subject knowledge and provides practical strategies and lesson ideas to teach comprehension confidently.

Supporting Readers in Secondary Schools: What Every Secondary Teacher Needs to Know About Teaching Reading and Phonics

Paperback, 21/05/2014, £25.99
This text on teaching reading and phonics is specifically for secondary trainees, providing them with all they need to know to support students who need help in this area.

Teaching English Creatively 2ed

Paperback, 29/04/2015, £29.99

Usborne Guide to Better English: Grammar, Spelling and Punctuation

Paperback, 30/01/2004, £9.99
Aimed at children aged nine and over, this book will encourage them to improve their English skills in a fun and lively way. It points out common mistakes and misspelt words in written English, showing how they can be avoided. The book is packed with quizzes, tests, games and tips.

New Developing Literacy - Word: Recognition and Spelling Ages 4-5

Paperback, 31/01/2009, £19.99
This is the fourth strand in a brand new series of Developing Literacy, developed to support delivery of the government's Revised Primary Framework for Literacy. It features more than 50 fun, illustrated activity sheets and comes with a CD-ROM that contains all of the worksheets in a customisable format.

Speaking & listening ages 10-11

7, 05/10/2009, £19.99
This is the fifth strand in a brand new series of Developing Literacy, developed to be fully in line with the government's revised Primary Framework for Literacy. It features completely new content, a fresh up-to-date look both inside and out, and comes with a CD-ROM that contains all of the activity sheets in a customisable format.

Speaking & listening ages 7-8

7, 07/10/2009, £19.99
This is the fifth strand in a brand new series of Developing Literacy, developed to be fully in line with the government's revised Primary Framework for Literacy. It features completely new content, a fresh up-to-date look both inside and out, and comes with a CD-ROM that contains all of the activity sheets in a customisable format.

Talking is For All

Paperback, 09/10/2008, £40.99
A practical and robust programme which will make implementing emotional literacy easy and fun

Language And Literacy For The Early Years

Paperback, 22/06/2012, £24.99
An accessible and focused text on communication, language and literacy in the pre-school years for students of Early Childhood Studies and Early Years.

Visual Guide to Grammar and Punctuation

Paperback, 01/06/2017, £8.99

100 English Lessons: Planning Guide

05/09/2013, £20.00
100 Lessons is Scholastic's best-selling series to support primary teachers with curriculum change. This new planning guide will support teachers with their planning in preparation to deliver the new curriculum for English to be taught in schools from 2014. This title covers Years 1 to 6 including long and medium-term planning.

English for Gifted and Tealented Students (with CD-Rom)

7, 11/04/2008, £32.99
Are you stuck for ways to stretch your best English students? Focusing on what excites and motivates all learners, this book provides provision for your gifted and talented students. It offers advice on: how to identify more able students; what to do to get other staff on board; and successful strategies for working with more able students.

English for Primary and Early Years: Developing Subject Knowledge 2ed

Paperback, 19/06/2007, £30.99
Serving as a guide to the structure of English, this book develops the reader's understanding of the linguistic and literary knowledge required by the National Curriculum at Key Stages 1 and 2 and by the National Literacy Strategy. It also addresses key concepts such as, standard English, approaches to grammar, genre, clause structure, and more.

Speaking & listening ages 8-9

7, 05/10/2009, £19.99
This is the fifth strand in a brand new series of Developing Literacy, developed to be fully in line with the government's revised Primary Framework for Literacy. It features completely new content, a fresh up-to-date look both inside and out, and comes with a CD-ROM that contains all of the activity sheets in a customisable format.

Promoting Reading for Pleasure in the Primary School

Paperback, 24/06/2008, £32.99
English primary school children are less likely to read for pleasure than their counterparts in many other countries. This book discusses the background to this situation and looks at how government initiatives have tried to address it. It presents specific activities which teachers can use to develop their own whole school and classroom practice.

Visual Approaches to Teaching Writing

Paperback, 26/09/2007, £32.99
Helps teachers include multimodal approaches in writing instruction, demonstrates how to build a supportive classroom environment for analyzing visual and audiovisual texts, and includes a CD-ROM.

Phonics: Practice, Research and Policy

Paperback, 12/09/2006, £32.99
This resource brings a balanced approach to phonics, helping teachers find the right practical solutions to suit the children in their classrooms.

Ultimate Book Guide

Paperback, 01/02/2009, £12.99
With this book, 8-12 year-olds should never again cry, 'What will I read next?' This is an up-to-date guide to the best children's books around - from classics to newly released titles.

Speaking & listening ages 9-10

7, 05/10/2009, £19.99
This is the fifth strand in a brand new series of Developing Literacy, developed to be fully in line with the government's revised Primary Framework for Literacy. It features completely new content, a fresh up-to-date look both inside and out, and comes with a CD-ROM that contains all of the activity sheets in a customisable format.

Literacy and Popular Culture

Paperback, 22/12/2000, £41.99
Most children engage with a range of popular cultural forms outside of school. Their experiences with film, television, computer games and other cultural texts are very motivating, but often find no place within the official curriculum, where children are usually restricted to conventional forms of literacy. This book demonstrates how to use children's interests in popular culture to develop literacy in the primary classroom. The authors provide a theoretical basis for such work through an exploration of related theory and research, drawing from the fields of education, sociology and cultural studies. Teachers are often concerned about issues of sexism, racism, violence and commercialism within the disco

Primary Teacher's Guide to Spelling and Vocabulary

Paperback, 05/09/2013, £12.99
The Primary Teacher's Guide to: series provides detailed subject knowledge for teachers to aid professional development. This title covers the elements of primary spelling and vocabulary that teachers need to know by focusing on key aspects of English language development.

Brain-Bending Basics

Paperback, 07/08/2014, £6.99
Murderous Maths: The Brain-Bending Basics is full of facts, tricks and tips to give children a roller-coaster overview into the world of murderous maths. Updated for the relaunch of the primary national curriculum in autumn 2014, children can learn to become mathematical masters with simple explanations and hilarious characters.

Progression in Primary English

Paperback, 23/03/2015, £24.99
Gives beginning teachers clear pragmatic guidance on how to plan, deliver and assess high-quality English teaching.

Lessons in Teaching Grammar in Primary Schools

Paperback, 15/04/2014, £20.99
Providing exemplar lessons. with detailed explorations of theory the behind them, this book encourages trainees to consider the teaching of grammar critically and to envisage how they can shape lessons to effectively teach grammar.

What Do You See?: International Perspectives on Children's Book Illustration

Paperback, 20/08/2008, £25.99
This extensively illustrated book is a collection of the papers given at the 2007 annual conference of the British section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) and the National Centre for Research in Children's Literature (NCRCL) MA course, Roehampton University London.


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