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Primary English Teaching: An Introduction to Language, Literacy and Learning

by Robyn Cox SAGE Publications Ltd
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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.

Exploring language and learning Robyn Cox
Learning and teaching - Oral language Robyn Cox
Learning and teaching - Reading Andrew Lambirth
Learning and teaching - Writing Liz Chamberlain
Learning and teaching literacy with Children's Literature Jean Webb
Language, Literacy and ICT Bob Fox
Handwriting and typing Jane Medwell
An Introduction to Assessing English Jane Medwell
Planning for language learning and teaching in primary school Carrie Ansell
The teacher of English in the primary school Chris Robertson

Robyn M. Cox, PhD Australian Catholic University