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Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice

Primary English: Teaching Theory and Practice

Tenth Edition

July 2024 | 336 pages | Learning Matters
The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary English.

This comprehensive and popular text covers the professional knowledge, skills and understanding required to be an effective teacher of primary English.

*Practical guidance on the teaching and learning of phonics, the importance of talk in the classroom and the teaching of handwriting and spelling. 
*Covers the teaching of writing in the early years, KS1 and KS2.
*Includes strategies for developing reading comprehension.   
*Chapters cover inclusion, assessment and organising and resourcing learning in the classroom.

This 10th edition has been updated and now includes links to the ITT Core Content Framework.

1 Introduction
2 Learning English
3 Effective English teaching
4 Speaking and listening: developing talk in the primary classroom
5 Teaching reading at and before Key Stage 1
6 The teaching and learning of phonics
7 Teaching early writing
8 Teaching handwriting and spelling
9 Developing reading comprehension
10 Reading for information
11 Teaching writing at Key Stage 2
12 Teaching with electronic texts
13 Teaching English at a distance
14 Including all children
15 Organising and resourcing English at Key Stages 1 and 2
16 Assessing English

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ISBN: 9781529681253

ISBN: 9781529681260