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100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Literacy (100 Ideas for Teachers)

by Katherine Simpson Rob Smith

From the creator of The Literacy Shed, 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Literacy is packed with new, interesting and practical ideas for new teachers as well as those whose classroom practice needs reinvigorating. The book covers all aspects of literacy in primary school, with sections on grammar, reading comprehension and writing skills. These sections take teachers from the basics through to some more complicated skills within literacy plus ideas for using fiction and non-fiction, the classics and Shakespeare. There is an emphasis on visual literacy and film literacy as it has so many benefits for students, in particular boys, who may be reluctant readers and writers.

100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners (100 Ideas for Teachers)

by Chris Pim

This book is a brand new title in the bestselling 100 Ideas series, providing primary teachers with strategies and activities to support the induction, assessment and learning of pupils with English as an additional language (EAL). According to data collected by the Department for Education in 2016, over 20% of pupils in primary schools are exposed to a language other than English in their home, making this an essential resource for every teacher.EAL expert Chris Pim offers a range of ideas for use both in the classroom and to adopt as a whole-school approach. There is an emphasis on using ICT throughout the book, featuring advice on where to find the best software, resources and websites. Ideas include: setting up the classroom, parent conferences, cross-cultural maths, effective questioning techniques and running a 'Young Interpreter Scheme.' 100 Ideas for Primary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners is a treasure trove of adaptable ideas to use for pupils who are beginners and advanced learners of EAL.

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners (100 Ideas for Teachers)

by Chris Pim Catharine Driver

From EAL experts Chris Pim and Catharine Driver come 100 ideas for providing secondary teachers with strategies and activities to support the induction, assessment and learning of students with English as an additional language (EAL) in tutor time, in specific subjects and at whole-school level.There is so much pressure on teachers to deliver engaging and innovative lessons that both adhere to the demands of the curriculum and get the necessary results. Having to plan lessons, implement strategies and create effective resources for EAL students can be a challenge, and with over 15% of secondary school students exposed to a language other than English in their home (according to 2016 data from the Department for Education), it is a challenge affecting every teacher.This book provides practical plans for giving EAL learners general support, but also includes ideas linked to specific subjects, especially key problem areas such as mathematics and science, to help EAL learners get the most out of lessons. 100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Supporting EAL Learners is a treasure trove of adaptable ideas to use for students who are beginners and advanced learners of EAL.

100 Must-Read American Novels: Discover your next great read...

by Ed Wood Nick Rennison

Which 100 novels represent the finest American literature ever produced? Let this book be your guide. Ordered A-Z by author this latest title in the popular Must-Read series provides a rich resource for your reading. It features 100 titles from 19th century classics: Melville's Moby Dick and Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter, to the 1920s generation: Hemingway, F Scott Fitzgerald and William Faulkner, the Beat generation (Kerouac's On the Road) to the major writers of today: Toni Morrison (Beloved) Michael Chabon (The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay), Jonathan Franzen (The Corrections), Donna Tartt (The Secret History) and Barbara Kingsolver (The Poisonwood Bible).All the major figures are covered from Fenimore Cooper to the present day, as well as lesser known and more offbeat writers that you may not yet have discoverd such as Dawn Powell, William Maxwell and Marilynne Robinson. The Read-On suggestions provide up to 500 recommendations for further titles and a long Introduction provides contextual and historical background on American fiction, providing great value and everything you need to expand your range of reading.

100 Must-read Classic Novels

by Nick Rennison

Want to become a classic novel buff, or expand your reading of some ofthe finest novels ever published? This is a good place to start! Fromthe publishers of the popular, Good Reading Guide comesa rich selection of writing that has made an everlasting impression onour literary heritage. With 100 of the best titles fully reviewed and afurther 500 recommended, you'll quickly set out on a journey ofdiscovery. The book also allows you to browse by theme, includes 'areader's fast-guide to the classics', past award-winners and book clubrecommendations.

100 Must-read Crime Novels: Bloomsbury Good Reading Guides

by Richard Shephard Nick Rennison

Want to become a crime novel buff, or expand your reading in your favourite genre? This is a good place to start! From the publishers of the popular, Good Reading Guide comes a rich selection of the some of the finest crime novels ever published. With 100 of the best titles fully reviewed and a further 500 recommended, you'll quickly become an expert on the world of crime. The book also allows you to browse by theme, includes 'a reader's fast-guide to the world of crime fiction' as well listing the top 10 crime characters and their creators, award winners and book club recommendations.

100 Must-read Fantasy Novels

by Stephen E. Andrews Nick Rennison

Fantasy is one of the most visible genres in popular culture - we see the creation of magical and imagined worlds and characters in every type of media, with very strong fan bases in tow. This latest guide in the successful Bloomsbury Must-Read series covers work from a wide range of authors: Tolkien, Philip Pullman, Terry Pratchett, Michael Moorcock, Rudyard Kipling and C.S Lewis to very contemporary writers such as Garth Nix and Steven Erikson. If you want to expand your range of reading or deepen your understanding of this genre, this is the best place to start.

100 Must-read Historical Novels

by Nick Rennison

Historical fiction is a hugely popular genre of fiction providing fictional accounts or dramatizations of historical figures or events. This latest guide in the highly successful Bloomsbury Must-Reads series depicts 100 of the finest novels published in this sector, with a further 500 recommendations. A wide range of classic works and key authors are covered: Peter Ackroyd, Margaret Attwood, Sarah Waters, Victor Hugo and Robert Louis Stevenson to name a few. If you want to expand your reading in this area, or gain a deeper understanding of the genre - this is the best place to start!Inside you'll find:- An extended Introduction to historical fiction- 100 titles highlighted A-Z by novel with 500 Read-on recommendations - Read-on-a-theme categories- Award winners and book club recommendations

100 Must-read Prize-Winning Novels: Discover your next great read...

by Nick Rennison

A large number of people each year make their reading decisions onthe basis of prizes like the Booker and Orange Guide to Fiction. Thisnew title in the successful Must-Read series provides an overview of prize-winning fiction over the decades. With 100 titles fully featured and over 500 read-onrecommendations, this unique survey of literature incorporates some ofthe finest contemporary fiction ever produced including SalmanRushdie's Midnight's Children (Booker), Jonathan Coe's What a Carve Up (John Llewellyn Rhys), Andrea Levy's Small Island (Orange), Louis de Bernieres's Captain Corelli's Mandolin (Commonwealth Writers' Prize), Zadie Smith's White Teeth (Guardian First Book Award), Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things (Booker).As well as Booker and Pullitzer prize-winners the book also findsroom for those that have triumphed in less familiar prizes, such as theBetty Trask and the John Lewellyn Rhys. It looks at prize winners incertain genres such as crime and science fiction, as well as prizewinners from other countries: the French Prix de Goncourt and theAustralian Miles Franklin award. Because of the sheer range of prizesacross countries and genres - this is a diverse and rich list that nobook worm would want to be without.

100 Must-read Science Fiction Novels: Bloomsbury Good Reading Guides

by Stephen E. Andrews Nick Rennison

"A reliable guide to what science fiction is" Christopher Priest, award-winning science fiction author"A really good introduction to the genre" SFX Magazine"Perceptive and glorious" Ian Watson, author of the screenplay for Steve Spielberg's A.I.Want to become a science fiction buff? Want to expand your reading in your favourite genre? This is a good place to start! From the publishers of the popular Good Reading Guide comes a rich selection of some of the finest SF novels ever published. With 100 of the best titles fully reviewed and a further 500 recommended, you'll quickly become an expert in the world of science fiction. The book is arranged by author and includes some thematic entries and special categories such as SF film adaptations, SF in rock music and Philip K. Dick in the mass media . It also includes a history of SF and a new definition of the genre, plus lists of award winners and book club recommendations. Foreword by Christopher Priest, the multiple award-winning SF author.

101 Inclusive and SEN English Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11

by Claire Brewer Kate Bradley

Create an inclusive classroom for all with this resource, full of ideas for engaging and accessible English lessons. Each lesson is tailored to objectives for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. When working with children, and especially those with SEN, lessons need to meet their interests as well as their needs by containing visual stimulus and promoting fine and gross motor skills, and the activities in this book have been specifically designed with this in mind. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching English to pupils who are achieving at P Levels 4 - 8, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

101 Inclusive and SEN English Lessons: Fun Activities and Lesson Plans for Children Aged 3 – 11 (PDF)

by Claire Brewer Kate Bradley

Create an inclusive classroom for all with this resource, full of ideas for engaging and accessible English lessons. Each lesson is tailored to objectives for children working below National Curriculum levels and includes a learning objective, the resources needed, the main activity, a plenary and a consolidation activity to help support children's understanding. When working with children, and especially those with SEN, lessons need to meet their interests as well as their needs by containing visual stimulus and promoting fine and gross motor skills, and the activities in this book have been specifically designed with this in mind. This straightforward and practical book offers you 101 creative classroom activities for teaching English to pupils who are achieving at P Levels 4 - 8, as well as mapping the range of additional skills they will acquire.

11+ English Revision Guide: For 11+, pre-test and independent school exams including CEM, GL and ISEB

by Victoria Burrill Jenny Olney Erika Cross

Secure the top marks in 11+ independent school entrance exams and pre-tests and a better chance at getting into their school of choice with this essential revision guide. Complete coverage of the ISEB 11+ English syllabus and stretching extra content ensures that every topic is thoroughly revised ahead of the exams.- This book covers everything required for the 11+ English exam- Prepares pupils for a wide range of independent school exams and pre-tests with challenging extension material- Consolidates revision with all the key information in one place- Features helpful insight in to the exams, with examples, practical tips and advice- Tests understanding and technique with timed, levelled exam-style questions- Identifies strengths and weaknesses using 11+ sample tests with detailed answer guidanceAlso available for 11+ English preparation: - Spelling & Vocabulary Workbook 9-11 9781471829642- Reading & Comprehension Workbook 9-11 9781471829659- Grammar & Punctuation Workbook 9-11 9781471829666- Writing Workbook 9-11 9781471829673- 11+ English Practice Papers ISBN 9781471849275Revision Guides, Workbooks and Practice Papers are also available for Maths, Science, Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning on www.galorepark.co.uk.

11+ Non-Verbal Reasoning Study and Revision Guide: For 11+, pre-test and independent school exams including CEM, GL and ISEB (PDF)

by Sarah Collins Peter Francis

Secure the top marks in 11+ independent school entrance exams and pre-tests and a better chance at getting into their school of choice with this essential study and revision guide. Stretching content ensures that all the Non-Verbal Reasoning skills are thoroughly revised ahead of the exams.- Explains and tests the full range of question types and skills met in Non-Verbal Reasoning in exams- Prepares pupils for a wide range of independent school exams and pre-tests with challenging extension material- Builds on existing knowledge with clear cross-curricular links to English- Features helpful insight in to the exams, with examples, practical tips and advice- Prepares pupils for exam conditions with timed and levelled exam-style questions- Identifies strengths and weaknesses using 11+ sample tests with detailed answer guidanceAlso available for 11+ Verbal Reasoning preparation: - Non-Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 8-10 - Non-Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 9-11 - Non Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 10-12 - 11+ Non- Verbal Reasoning Practice Papers 1&2Revision Guides, Workbooks and Practice Papers are also available for Maths, English, Science and Verbal Reasoning on www.galorepark.co.uk

11+ Verbal Reasoning Study and Revision Guide: For 11+, pre-test and independent school exams including CEM, GL and ISEB (PDF)

by Sarah Collins Andrew Hammond

An essential study and revision guide to help children secure top marks in pre-tests and 11+ independent school entrance examinations. The stretching content ensure that verbal reasoning skills are thoroughly reviewed ahead of the exams.- Prepares pupils for all major pre-tests and 11+ independent school examinations including CEM, GL and ISEB- Explains and tests all of the question types that pupils could face- Features helpful insight into the exams, with practical tips and advice- Identifies strengths and weaknesses using 11+ sample tests with detailed answer guidance- Clear links between Verbal Reasoning and existing study of English- Includes topics such as constructing words, understanding word meaning, working with numbers and algebra, and developing logic skillsThe brand new for 2016 11+ and pre-test range has been constructed to help pupils follow a three step revision journey ..Step 1) 11+ Verbal Reasoning Study and Revision GuideStep 2) Practice Papers11+ Verbal Reasoning Practice Papers 111+ Verbal Reasoning Practice Papers 2Step 3) Workbooks11+ Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 8-10 11+ Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 9-11 11+ Verbal Reasoning Workbook Age 10-12

The 14th Tale (Oberon Modern Plays Ser.)

by Inua Ellams

'The 14th Tale is a beautiful mellifluous narrative that tells the hilarious exploits of a natural born mischief, growing from the clay streets of Nigeria to rooftops in Dublin and finally to London.

The 2020 Commission Report on the North Korean Attacks on The United States

by Dr Jeffrey Lewis

America lost 1.4 million citizens in the North Korean attacks of 2020. This is the final, authorised report of the US government commission investigating the catastrophe.**As heard on BBC Radio 4 The World Tonight**‘The skies over the Korean Peninsula on March 21, 2020, were clear and blue . . .’ So begins this investigation by nuclear expert Dr Jeffrey Lewis into the horrific events of the three days that followed.While covering the fatal milestones — from North Korea’s accidental shootdown of a South Korean airliner to the tweet that triggered carnage — the report asks difficult questions about the conduct of world leaders along the path to war.Did President Trump and his advisers realise the dangers of provoking Kim Jong Un with social media posts? Was conflict inevitable, or could the peace talks of 2018 have been successful? Who, ultimately, is responsible for one of the greatest tragedies in world history?

21st-Century Narratives of World History: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

by R. Charles Weller

This book makes a unique and timely contribution to world/global historical studies and related fields. It places essential world historical frameworks by top scholars in the field today in clear, direct relation to and conversation with one other, offering them opportunity to enrich, elucidate and, at times, challenge one another. It thereby aims to: (1) offer world historians opportunity to critically reflect upon and refine their essential interpretational frameworks, (2) facilitate more effective and nuanced teaching and learning in and beyond the classroom, (3) provide accessible world historical contexts for specialized areas of historical as well as other fields of research in the humanities, social sciences and sciences, and (4) promote comparative historiographical critique which (a) helps identify continuing research questions for the field of world history in particular, as well as (b) further global peace and dialogue in relation to varying views of our ever-increasingly interconnected, interdependent, multicultural, and globalized world and its shared though diverse and sometimes contested history.

21st-Century Narratives of World History: Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

by R. Charles Weller

This book makes a unique and timely contribution to world/global historical studies and related fields. It places essential world historical frameworks by top scholars in the field today in clear, direct relation to and conversation with one other, offering them opportunity to enrich, elucidate and, at times, challenge one another. It thereby aims to: (1) offer world historians opportunity to critically reflect upon and refine their essential interpretational frameworks, (2) facilitate more effective and nuanced teaching and learning in and beyond the classroom, (3) provide accessible world historical contexts for specialized areas of historical as well as other fields of research in the humanities, social sciences and sciences, and (4) promote comparative historiographical critique which (a) helps identify continuing research questions for the field of world history in particular, as well as (b) further global peace and dialogue in relation to varying views of our ever-increasingly interconnected, interdependent, multicultural, and globalized world and its shared though diverse and sometimes contested history.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Early Language Development (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Mary Scanlan

Supporting young children's language development has always been an important part of high-quality Early Years practice. Competency in language (written and spoken) is essential in ensuring children can access learning across the whole curriculum and simultaneously supports personal, social and emotional development. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that many children need additional support to meet age-related expectations in this area. 50 Fantastic Ideas for Early Language Development presents a range of flexible and adaptable ideas to help practitioners develop their practice in the area of speaking, listening and communication. The author, Dr Mary Scanlan, is a expert in Early Years education. She puts theory into practice in this dip-in book by introducing accessible activities that are underpinned by research and an understanding of best practice. This book covers all areas of the EYFS, including the needs of children with EAL or SEND.

50 Fantastic Ideas for Early Writing Prompts (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Alistair Bryce-Clegg

If children are not interested or motivated by what they have been asked to write about, you can be sure that any writing you do get will be rushed, short and a bit half-hearted. In 50 Fantastic Ideas for Early Writing Prompts, Alistair Bryce-Clegg offers a collection of all of his favourite ideas and inspirations that have motivated the children he works with to pick up their pencils and get scribbling!

50 Fantastic Ideas for Mark Making (50 Fantastic Ideas)

by Alistair Bryce-Clegg

Children are naturally drawn to mark-making. Long before they pick up a pencil or a paintbrush, they will experiment with making marks using their own bodies as well as various found objects that they come across in day-to-day life. By collecting together a whole host of ideas for different mark-making utensils, as well as exploring numerous substances and surfaces that children can mark-make on and in, this book supports both individual and group mark-making.

A/AS Level English Language For AQA Student Book (PDF)

by Marcello Giovanelli Gary Ives John Keen Raj Rana Rachel Rudman

A new series of bespoke, full-coverage resources developed for the 2015 A Level English qualifications. Endorsed for the AQA A/AS Level English Language specifications for first teaching from 2015, this print Student Book is suitable for all abilities, providing stretch opportunities for the more able and additional scaffolding for those who need it. Helping bridge the gap between GCSE and A Level, the unique three-part structure provides essential knowledge and allows students to develop their skills through a deeper study of key topics, whilst encouraging independent learning. An enhanced digital version and free Teacher's Resource are also available. 9781107465626 9781107465640 9781107465589

A Spanish Learning Grammar

by Pilar Munoz Mike Thacker

A Spanish Learning Grammar, Third Edition , is an innovative reference grammar and workbook suitable for you, whether you are studying Spanish at intermediate or advanced level.Its straightforward explanations of grammar are supported by examples with contemporary vocabulary, humorous cartoon drawings, and plentiful, varied exercises, helping you to grasp often complex points of grammar in an enjoyable way. Its carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process, allowing you to focus on core knowledge first and enabling you to progress confidently to more advanced knowledge at your own pace.Key features for this third edition include: New drawings which illustrate grammar through real-life scenarios New vocabulary bringing you up-to-date with Spanish in the digital agRe-ordering of the section on verbs, making the tenses easier for you to findOnline interactive exercises with audio answers, providing you with invaluable listening and pronunciation practice. To aid your understanding, this third edition also contains a glossary of grammatical terms, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises.Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is an essential textbook for any student of Spanish.

A Spanish Learning Grammar

by Mike Thacker Pilar Munoz

A Spanish Learning Grammar, Third Edition , is an innovative reference grammar and workbook suitable for you, whether you are studying Spanish at intermediate or advanced level.Its straightforward explanations of grammar are supported by examples with contemporary vocabulary, humorous cartoon drawings, and plentiful, varied exercises, helping you to grasp often complex points of grammar in an enjoyable way. Its carefully devised two-part structure mirrors the learning process, allowing you to focus on core knowledge first and enabling you to progress confidently to more advanced knowledge at your own pace.Key features for this third edition include: New drawings which illustrate grammar through real-life scenarios New vocabulary bringing you up-to-date with Spanish in the digital agRe-ordering of the section on verbs, making the tenses easier for you to findOnline interactive exercises with audio answers, providing you with invaluable listening and pronunciation practice. To aid your understanding, this third edition also contains a glossary of grammatical terms, useful verb tables and a key to the exercises.Written in the belief that grammar is the key to real communication, this is an essential textbook for any student of Spanish.

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