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- Jagiellonian University Press 2012; US$ 40.00
Among many types of life-writing genres that recently have not only become central to contemporary academic discourse, but also attracted wide readership, the biographical novel deserves special attention. Authors on Authors examines biographical-novel-about-a-writer – a sub-genre of biographical novel which takes a real writer and his/her life... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 36.95
How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres and narrative styles, this versatile book provides food for thought... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 109.99
Explores the prescriptions that hinder authentic and effective approaches to literacy instruction. This book identifies scripts which include the Bureaucratic Script, the Corporate Script, the Student Script, the Parent and Public Script, and the Administrative Script. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 32.95
33 Ways to Help with Spelling equips teachers and teaching assistants with a wide range of practical resources to help children who are having difficulties learning the basic skills of spelling. Offering a range of activities and games to engage children and encourage motivation in the classroom, this essential classroom companion provides ready-to-use... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
he author of Parents Who Love Reading, Kids Who Don't now offers a cornucopia of simple, practical tips that will help children--no matter what their age or level of reading ability--learn to read. A separate section identifies books suited to different kinds of readers, such as girls who love horses, teenagers who like rock bands, and computer nuts.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 57.95
Assessment and Accreditation of Prior Learning systems are now widely used in colleges to open up access for potential students by harnessing their prior learning, knowledge and skills. But one major issue, language and literacy, has not yet been adequately addressed, and our education system still presents many barriers for non-native speakers of... more...
- Heinemann 2008; US$ 28.75
The Freemans answer busy secondary teachers? questions about supporting ELLs and struggling readers with actionable information on developing academic language: ? demographics on the kinds of ELLs and struggling readers ? stories of students from different backgrounds? examples of academic language at the text, paragraph, sentence, and word levels?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
Fast-paced, practical, and innovative, this text for pre-service and in-service teachers features clear, easily accessible lessons and professional development activities to improve the delivery of academic language/literacy education across the content areas in junior/middle school and high school classrooms. Numerous hands-on tools and techniques... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 2006; US$ 130.00
This book is an analysis of student literacy in an academic setting, and how this has changed due to political, economic and social factors. The contributors, who are all engaged in academic literacy work at a South African university, use the theoretical tradition of New Literacy Studies as developed by theorists such as James Gee, Brian Street and... more...