Contents
List of figuresvii
Acknowledgementsxi
Overview of the manualxiii
1What does development in English look like?1
Reading development 2
Writing development 5
Development in speaking and listening 8
Language and literacy at home and school 10
Building relationships with parents 12
Language, literacy and learning 15
Assessment as part of the learning process 17
A supportive environment for language and literacy 19
2Reading21
Introduction to reading 22
Finding a theory about reading 25
Planning for reading 28
Teaching reading 37
Case Study 1 Organising for a range of reading activities 47
Case Study 2 Organising for a range of readers 49
Screening for reading difficulties (including reading miscue) 54
Recording and reporting progress in reading 61
Evaluating reading and how it is taught 66
Taking it further - parents and reading 68
3Writing71
Introduction to writing 72
Finding a theory about writing 77
Planning for writing 80
Teaching writing 85
Case Study 3 The developmental writing programme 87
Responding to writing 106
Recording and reporting progress in writing 114
Diagnosing difficulties (including miscue analysis) 118
Evaluating writing and how it is taught 133
Taking it further - parents and writing 136
4Speaking and listening139
Introduction to speaking and listening 140
Finding a theory about talk 148
Language at home and school 151
Language diversity 155

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Figures vii
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Overview of the Manual xiii
  • Chapter One - What Does Development in English Look Like? 1
  • Chapter Two - Reading 21
  • Chapter Three - Writing 71
  • Chapter Four - Speaking and Listening 139
  • Chapter Five - Knowledge About Language: the Technical Features of Language 191
  • Chapter Six - Study of Texts 235
  • Chapter Seven - The English Coordinator’s Handbook 299
  • Appendix 323
  • Author Index 355
  • Children’s Authors Index 356
  • Subject Index 357
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