This is a unique textbook that offers an integrated text-focused approach to teaching English texts across the 11-18 age and ability range. "Teaching Texts 11-18" is a book for trainee English teachers, PGCE and GTTP trainees, and those who have recently qualified. This textbook offers an integrated text-focused approach to teaching the subject of English across the 11-18 age and ability range. The term 'text' embraces a variety of texts that are at the heart of the English curriculum and debates about literacy, including scripts and spoken texts, poetry, prose fiction, literary non-fiction, media and multimodal texts."Teaching Texts 11-18" explores practical and inclusive ways into teaching many different types of texts. The use of ICT and considerations for working with lower ability and/or gifted and talented students features throughout the book.The book draws on both creative practices and current research in the fields of literacy, English teaching pedagogy and ICT. It includes interviews and some examples of textual production from professionals working in different textual fields.
It engages with debates about the current and future construction of the English curriculum both in the UK and in other Anglophone countries. It supports its readers in their professional development as reflective readers and teachers of texts.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 412 g
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11 mm
"Teaching English Texts 11-18 is an excellent introductory manual for new English teachers...[it] offers readers useful insight into the teaching of texts in the English classroom, and it also provides the reader with an overview of many of the themes, issues and pedagogical concerns of the modern day English teacher." Learning and Teaching Update, October 2009
'I don't think - however busy I become - that I will forget about this book. By the time I finished it, I had pages of ideas, a list of websites and the names of short stories and writers that I wanted to start working with immediately.' Changing English