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Teaching English creatively (Third edition.)

Part of the Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series series
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What does it mean to teach English creatively to primary school children?

Teaching English Creatively encourages and enables teachers to adopt a more creative approach to the teaching of English in the primary school.

Fully updated to reflect the changing UK curricula, the third edition of this popular text explores research-informed practice and offers new ideas to imaginatively engage readers, writers, speakers and listeners. Underpinned by up-to-date theory and research and illustrated throughout with more examples of children’s work, it examines the core elements of creative practice and how to explore powerful literary, non-fiction, visual and digital texts creatively.

Key themes addressed include:• Developing creativity in and through talk and drama • Creatively engaging readers and writers • Teaching grammar and comprehension imaginatively and in context • Profiling meaning and purpose, autonomy, collaboration and play • Planning, reviewing and celebrating literacy learning • Ensuring the creative involvement of the teacher Inspiring, accessible and connected to current challenges and new priorities in education, Teaching English Creatively puts contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront and includes a wealth of innovative ideas to enrich English teaching.

Written by an experienced author with extensive experience of initial teacher education and English teaching in the primary school, it is an invaluable resource for any teacher who wishes to embed creative approaches to teaching in their classroom.

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Product Details
0367518384 / 9780367518387
United Kingdom
xvii, 205 pages : illustrations (black and white)
24 cm
Previous edition: 2015.