Understanding and Teaching Primary English

Author: James Clements

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526480606

Category: Education

Page: 344

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Inspiring and supporting you to become an insightful, creative and professional teacher of primary English. Teaching children English is an opportunity to give them skills that will enrich their entire lives and is a crucial part of their intellectual development. Covering all major aspects of primary English and following the foundations set in the early years, this book takes you through your teacher training and into your early career in the classroom. Each topic explores what we know from theory and the latest research, and then demonstrates how you can use this understanding in practice. Drawing on the authors’ own knowledge and experiences in the classroom, the book is full of practical advice and strategies to support your own teaching, while also helping you develop your subject knowledge. Key topics include: · Reading and writing in the early years · Curriculum design and planning · Promotive reading for pleasure and teachers as readers · Teaching writing and its role as a form of communication · Vocabulary development and word knowledge · Assessment for formative and summative purposes · Oracy and spoken language development
Teaching Primary English

Author: Eve Bearne

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134810697

Category: Education

Page: 422

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Teaching Primary English is a comprehensive, evidence-informed introduction designed to support and inspire teaching and learning in the primary school. Written in a clear and accessible way, it draws on the very latest research and theory to describe and exemplify a full and rich English curriculum. It offers those on teacher training courses, as well as qualified teachers who are looking to develop their practice, subject knowledge and guidance for effective, enjoyable classroom practice. Advice and ideas are supported by explicit examples of good teaching linked to video clips filmed in real schools, reflective activities, observational tasks and online resources. Each chapter includes suggestions for great children’s literature, considers assessment throughout and offers support planning for diversity and special educational needs. Key topics covered include: spoken language for teaching and learning storytelling, drama and role play reading for pleasure early reading, including phonics poetry writing composition spelling and handwriting grammar and punctuation responding to and assessing writing multimodal, multimedia and digital texts. With a focus on connecting all modes of English, the global and the local, and home and school experience, this detailed, uplifting book will support you in developing a curious, critical approach to teaching and learning English. Additional content can be found on the fantastic supporting website. Features include: video clips from within the classroom to demonstrate English teaching techniques audio resources, including an interactive quiz, to check understanding and provide real-life examples and case studies downloadable resources to support teaching and incorporate into lesson plans.
Teaching Primary English

Author: Jackie Brien

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446253731

Category: Education

Page: 224

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Shortlisted for the UKLA Academic Book Award 2013! Literacy empowers learning across the whole curriculum and language is at the centre of all learning in primary education. Aware of current curriculum developments and drawing from the latest research Teaching Primary English encourages teacher education students to develop a deeper understanding of the essential issues involved in teaching English in order to approach a career in the primary classroom with the confidence and knowledge required to succeed. Taking a fresh approach to the main elements of teaching primary English, Jackie Brien strikes an engaging balance between the practical requirements of English teaching and encouraging informed reflection on key aspects of primary literacy. This is essential reading for everyone studying primary English on primary initial teacher education courses including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT), and employment-based routes into teaching. Jackie Brien is Curriculum Leader for English, Communication, Language and Literacy at the University of Chester.
Teaching and Learning Primary English

Author: Angela Thomas


ISBN: 0190325720

Category: English language

Page: 480

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Equip your students with the knowledge and skills to teach English well.Teaching English well is important for every primary school teacher, but it can also seem overwhelming - and for good reason. The amount of English content that must be taught throughout primary school is considerable. Speaking, listening, reading, writing, viewing, and creating are social practicesthat rely on highly complex cognitive processes, require specialised knowledge about the English language, and an understanding of how children develop literacy skills to use English for different communicative purposes.Teaching and Learning Primary English is written for initial teacher education (ITE) students and practising primary school teachers. It addresses the complexities of English teaching and aims to build deep understandings of the most important aspects of primary English education. It will assist ITEstudents and practising teachers navigate the often complicated, crowded, and interconnected landscape of English education.This text is more compact and designed to cater for those single subjects and comprehensively cover the necessary topics in an easy to understand manner for pre-service teachers without overwhelming them. It is focused at first year and second year pre-service teachers looking to teach primaryEnglish. It uses current theories and relevant best-practice to help students navigate the vast amount of content that is taught to throughout primary English. It's written with primary teachers in mind and includes current theories and best-practice strategies on how to teach primary studentsspeaking, listening, reading and writing.
Primary English Teaching

Author: Robyn Cox

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446210109

Category: Education

Page: 176

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This comprehensive introduction to language, literacy and learning in the primary school explores the theoretical issues that underpin pedagogical practice in the primary English language classroom in a straightforward manner, enabling readers to understand the resulting practice and curriculum offerings in English primary schools today. The contributors explore new initiatives in primary language teaching, putting these into their theoretical context, and offer practical ideas, helping students to make the bridge from studying to be a teacher, through to the beginnings of their teaching career. Diversity and aspects of special educational needs are also considered in each section of the book. This book will be essential reading both for undergraduate students of education, as well as for PGCE students. Visit the UKLA's website : here
Teaching Primary English Through Drama

Author: Suzi Clipson-Boyles

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136728785

Category: Education

Page: 169

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Each chapter examines in depth specific aspects of teaching and learning in drama and well-chosen practical examples can readily be adopted by teachers. The book features inspiring ideas and techniques for teaching English skills through the medium of drama.
Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Author: David Waugh

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781529717242

Category: Education

Page: 392

View: 252

What do I need know about English to teach it effectively in primary schools? How do children learn English? How do I teach it? What does a good primary English lesson look like? This is the ultimate guide for primary trainee teachers grappling with these questions. A comprehensive guide to teaching the National Curriculum for primary English, it covers both subject knowledge and teaching theory and practice. This new edition now includes new chapters on the teaching of phonics and the barriers to learning English in primary schools, making it the complete course textbook.
Progression in Primary English

Author: Linda Saunders

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473918573

Category: Education

Page: 272

View: 178

In order to have a strong understanding of primary English, teachers need to understand how children learn reading, writing and language, and how these develop throughout childhood. Covering the interconnected areas of speaking, listening, reading and writing, and aware of the new National Curriculum in England, this book gives beginning teachers clear pragmatic guidance on how to plan, deliver and assess high-quality teaching. Key features: Recurring case studies in each chapter provide realistic examples of children’s literacy development across the primary age phase Research focus boxes explore contemporary research findings and what they mean for the classroom Activities and classroom application sections give practical advice that can be used in teaching. This is essential reading for all students studying primary English on initial teacher education courses, including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, PGDE, School Direct, SCITT), and also NQTs.
Understanding and Teaching Primary History

Author: James Percival

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781526479204

Category: Education

Page: 248

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Primary history is one of the richest areas of teaching and learning, but in order to teach it well trainee teachers need a strong understanding of key historical concepts and the dynamics of the national curriculum. Combining a detailed focus on the core skills and principles underpinning good history teaching, this book helps students to: · appreciate the key concepts that underpin historical understanding · engage deeply with the programmes of study for Key Stage 1 and 2 · assess children’s historical understanding · apply a cross-curricular approach to teaching This is essential reading for anyone studying primary history on initial teacher education courses including undergraduate (BEd, BA with QTS), postgraduate (PGCE, SCITT), school-based training (School Direct, Teach First), and qualified teachers who wish to enhance their professional knowledge.
Primary English: Knowledge and Understanding

Author: Jane Medwell

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473905689

Category: Education

Page: 256

View: 925

The essential subject knowledge text for primary English. Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching. This comprehensive text includes interactive tasks, a self assessment section to allow trainees to better understand their level of knowledge and M level extension boxes to provide further challenge in all chapters. This 7th edition has been updated in line with the new primary English curriculum and offers comprehensive coverage and research summaries reflecting the latest thinking. This highly recommended text helps trainee primary teachers develop and consolidate their knowledge of English.