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English is ...
Language, Literature, Literacy, Responding, Composing Australian Curriculum: English
The English is ... series offers an exciting and authoritative approach to the Australian Curriculum: English. Each unit is structured to inquire into the ‘big ideas’ or concepts that underpin English, leading students through a set of differentiated activities towards the knowledge, understanding and skills that will create literate citizens of the 21st century.
English is ... key features English is ... features a sub-unit structure allowing a dip-in, dip-out approach. Language, Literature and Literacy links are integrated throughout each unit and connect to the Australian Curriculum content descriptions, reinforcing knowledge and understanding.
Unit openers provide a quick reference for teachers and students.
Orientation spreads engage and establish students’ current understandings.
Wordsmiths or mini-workshops drill down to teach key skills in a Tell me, Show me, Let me do it process.
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Extracts of extensive length are provided for developing reading, analysing and responding processes. Asian and Indigenous texts are featured along with classic, contemporary, world and Australian texts.
Prepares less able readers to engage with the texts.
Differentiated activities provide all students with an entry point to the texts through a Getting started, Working through and Going further grading.
Wide variety of assessment options at the end of every unit with rubrics to guide students.
Teachers are fully supported eGuidePLUS provides teachers with: • full version of the student eBookPLUS • answer versions of worksheets • teachers’ notes on operating a differentiated classroom • notes on assessment tasks • Australian Curriculum: English coverage grids.
Australian Curriculum 7-10 English course online eBookPLUS features an electronic version of the textbook and includes: • an entertaining, new Australian video series, written by Robert Greenberg (Round the Twist) and produced specifically to teach students the big ideas of the Australian Curriculum: English
• ‘You be the writer’ interactivities that provide students with hands-on opportunities to explore the craft of writing • projectsPLUS – ICT-based projects that use an innovative research management system to enable and encourage student collaboration. Each project features engaging video introductions, samples, templates and resources to guide students through the steps towards creating their own targeted digital projects.
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Knowledge Quest Key Characters • links to selected quests in Knowledge Quest: 1 and Knowledge Quest: English 2 online (Final English Designs for Booklet) games • editable worksheets for every unit and weblinks to English content online • rubrics for all assessment tasks.
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Published on Nov 6, 2013