- Primary Educators
- Secondary Educators
- Key Issues
- Parents & Carers
Support for the previous Cambridge Lower Secondary English curriculum
Series Editor Dean Roberts, Author Tony Parkinson, and Author Alan Jenkins
Suitable for: Cambridge Lower Secondary English learners
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Paperback: 184 pages
Availability: In stock.
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You can use the basket to:
1 Alternative reality
Learning about narrative viewpoint, understanding archaic language; punctuation in complex sentences, using embedded clauses; talking about film; writing a fantasy story
2 Dramatic discoveries
Non-fiction: Examining the past; creating a drama script; combining words; writing a summary
Discussing famous people; making adjectives; writing a television script; group role-playing activities
4 Leisure and travel
Non-fiction: Travel writing, creating a humorous tone; using juxtaposition and oxymoron; hyperbole; creating a travel blog
5 Exhilarating exploration!
Examining different text types; identifying figurative language; varying sentence structure; writing a travel brochure
6 Rights and freedom
Using topic sentences; understanding abstract nouns; using discourse markers; presenting an effective argument
7 Poetic predators
Creating a group poem; comparing different poems; writing from notes; punctuation; using poetic imagery; expressing an opinion
8 People and places
Fiction: Presenting character, describing places and lifestyles; using compound sentences; responding to narratives
Revising listening, reading and writing skills including inference, planning, punctuation; using language to convey meaning; non-narrative writing task
10 Pathways – going places
Non-fiction: Travel writing, writing to persuade; creating a holiday advertisement
Extended reading: The Kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean
Language and literacy reference
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