The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher / Edition 2

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Overview

"This essential companion for aspiring secondary English teachers in the UK has been extensively reworked to help students meet the very latest professional and academic standards, while also equipping them with the knowledge and skills they will need for the beginning of their teaching career." Focusing on the essentials needed to be a successful English teacher, the authors of The Complete Guide to Becoming an English Teacher, Second Edition combine subject knowledge with ideas, examples and approaches for creating an effective, vibrant learning environment, and real examples of lesson plans and schemes of work. Each chapter clearly links practice to theoretical and critical perspectives on teaching, making this an ideal text for students working towards M-level credits or a Masters in Teaching and Learning.

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"The Complete Guide To Becoming An English Teacher is the perfect, 479-page introduction for anyone who is considering a career in classroom education specific to the academically related fields of English and Literature. "

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781847872890
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/13/2009
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 378
  • Product dimensions: 6.60 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE: HISTORY, IDEOLOGIES AND VALUES OF ENGLISH
Introduction - Paul Dickinson
The National Curriculum for English - Paul Dickinson
The Key Stage 3 Strategy - Paul Dickinson
Planning and Progression - Jo Westbrook
Assessment - Paul Dickinson and Jane Geeson
Equal Opportunities - Jo Westbrook
Inclusion - Stephen Clarke and Sue Dymoke
PART TWO: LANGUAGE AND VARIETIES
Introduction - Jo Westbrook
Speaking and Listening - Jo Westbrook
Teaching Language - Stephen Clarke
Grammar - Paul Dickinson and Jeff Wilkinson
Spelling - Stephen Clarke and Paul Dickinson
Teaching Pupils with English as an Additional Language - Jo Westbrook and Paul Dickinson
PART THREE: READERS, WRITERS AND TEXTS
Introduction - Jo Westbrook
Critical Literacy and Literary Theory - John Moss
Teaching Reading - Jo Westbrook
Children's Literature and Narrative Texts - Paul Dickinson and Dr Val Fraser
Writing - Paul Dickinson and Jeff Wilkinson
Teaching Poetry - Dr Val Fraser and Stephen Clarke
Media Studies - Dr Val Fraser and Stephen Clarke
English and ICT - Jo Westbrook
PART FOUR: DRAMA AND SHAKESPEARE
Introduction - Stephen Clarke
Teaching Practical Drama - Sarah Gooch
Teaching Dramatic Texts - Sarah Gooch
Teaching Drama for GCSE - Sarah Gooch
Teaching Shakespeare - Stephen Clarke
PART FIVE: ENGLISH POST-16
Introduction - Stephen Clarke
English Post-16 - Sarah Butler
Teaching AS/A2 English Language - Stephen Clarke
Teaching AS/A2 English Literature - Sue Dymoke and Dr Val Fraser
Aspects of Drama - Sarah Gooch
Post-16

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