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Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Second Edition (Revised and Updated Edition)
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June 2017 | 352 pages | Learning Matters
What do trainee teachers need to know about English to teach it effectively in primary schools?How do children learn English and how can students teach it? What does a good primary English lesson look like?

Answering these important questions and more, Primary English for Trainee Teachers covers all areas of the new National Curriculum for primary English. By offering insight into effective teaching, it helps students connect what they need to teach to how it can be taught.

This book opens up opportunities in the new curriculum for creative and imaginative teaching and covers all areas of children's literacy from poetry and literature to SPAG. Case studies of teaching are used as a starting point for learning, and guidance on practical teaching strategies is included throughout.

New to This Edition:
  • A new chapter on Multi-modal texts
  • A new chapter on Mastery in English

David Waugh
The New National Curriculum
Wendy Jolliffe
Speaking and Listening: Spoken Language
Jane Carter
Vocabulary Development
Kate Allott
David Waugh
Grammar and Punctuation
Ruth Harrison-Palmer
Debbie Myers
Holly Dyer
Kirsty Anderson
Claire Warner
Claire Norcott
Multimodal texts
Eve English
Is There a Place for Drama?
Kate Allott
Planning for Delivery
Kirsty Anderson
Assessment: An Invaluable Classroom Resource
Kate Allott
Mastery in English

A very well structured and comprehensive text, which supports trainee teachers in increasing their understanding of learning and teaching in Primary English.

Dr Tracy Whatmore
School of Education, Birmingham University
May 8, 2017

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