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Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice
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PRIMARY ENGLISH: TEACHING THEORY AND PRACTICE

PAPERBACK BY MEDWELL, JANE A.; MINNS, HILARY; GRIFFITHS, VIVIENNE; COATES, ELIZABETH

£21.99

ISBN
9781526404121
IMPRINT
LEARNING MATTERS LTD
 
 
EDITION
8TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
272 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
13 JUN 2017

DESCRIPTION

Now with online resources to support teaching practice! An extensive knowledge of the primary English curriculum is not enough for trainee teachers, they need to know how to teach English in the primary classroom. This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching. It covers the important skills of classroom management, planning, monitoring and assessment and relates these specifically to primary English, with new material on assessment without levels. Greater coverage of teaching grammar is also included, whilst practical guidance and features support trainees to translate their learning to the classroom and understand the wider context of their teaching. And to support students even further with the very latest strategies in classroom practice, this 8th edition now includes online resources on the brand new companion website: - Practical lesson ideas for the classroom - The Primary National Curriculum for English in Key Stages one and two - Tips for planning primary English - A recommended children's book list - Useful weblinks for primary English teaching Using this new edition with the supporting online material makes it an essential guide to effective and creative English teaching.

CONTENTS

Introduction Learning English Effective English teaching Speaking and listening: developing talk in the primary classroom Teaching reading at and before Key Stage 1 The teaching and learning of phonics Teaching early writing Teaching handwriting and spelling Developing reading comprehension Reading for information Teaching writing at Key Stage 2 Teaching with electronic texts Including all children Organising and resourcing English at Key Stages 1 and 2 Assessing English