* Covers Framework objectives year by year, so you can be sure of thorough coverage. * Moves students to independent learning using effective teaching sequences. * Includes a wide range of high-interest texts with supporting activities for lower-attainers. * Includes both individual and group work to prepare, practise and secure the skills they have learnt. * Provides a Student CD-ROM for those working at Levels 2 to 3 -- ensuring progression in English and ICT skills at a level that is right for your students.
Table of Contents
Part A - Investigating Literature 1. Reading Different Types Of Stories 2. Reading a Detective Story 3. Writing a review 4. Understanding themes in stories 5. Exploring meaning 6. Understanding Word Pictures 7. Shaping Poetry 8. Exploring Drama 9. Understanding Shakespeare Part B - Investigating Non-Fiction 10. Writing Formally and informally 11. Organising Information Texts 12. Researching and writing information texts 13. Explaining Ideas Clearly 14. Giving Advice 15. Persuading Readers 16. Presenting a Case 17. Communicating in different media 18. Weighing opinions and evidence Part C - Investigating Words 19. Words You Find Difficult 20. Long Vowels 21. Unstressed Vowels 22. Prefixes. 23. Suffixes: Comparisons 24. Suffixes: Making Nouns 25. Apostrophes 26. Homophones 27. Word Families 28. Using a Dictionary