9781843123729

The Primary English Encyclopedia The Heart of the Curriculum

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  • ISBN13:

    9781843123729

  • ISBN10:

    184312372X

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-01-24
  • Publisher: David Fulton Pu

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Summary

A comprehensive, user-friendly and iteresting reference book that explains key concepts, ideas and current requirements in primary English. Includes: Over 600 entries Short definitions of key concepts(e.g. parts of speech) Succint explanations of current UK requirements Extended entries on major topics such as speaking and listening, reading, writing, drama, bilingualism and children's literature Up to date information and discussion of important issues Key references and accounts of recent research findings A Who's Who of Primary English

Author Biography

Margaret Mallett is Visiting Tutor in Primary English at Goldsmiths College, University of London.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Sue Palmer vii
Acknowledgements viii
About this Encyclopaedia ix
Introduction. Primary English: the heart of the curriculum xi
Encyclopaedia entries AZ 1(359)
Audio books/tapes/cassettes
16(10)
Bilingualism
26(4)
Book making
30(15)
Children as authors
45(5)
Children's literature a guide to the entries, etc.
50(11)
Comics
61(11)
Creativity in English
72(28)
Drama and English
100(5)
Years language and literacy
105(21)
Fiction: choosing and using
126(26)
History of children's literature
152(10)
History of English teaching (in the primary school)
162(5)
Illustrations finding a vocabulary
167(7)
Information and Communications Technology (ICT) and English
174(8)
Interactive white boards
182(7)
Junior Years language and literacy
189(5)
Language acquisition
194(12)
Literacy Hour
206(22)
Non-fiction reading and writing
228(22)
Poetry
250(15)
Radio programmes for children
265(1)
Reading
266(20)
SATs
286(3)
Schools' radio programmes
289(2)
Schools' television programmes
291(4)
Shakespearean drama (in the primary years)
295(6)
Speaking and listening
301(5)
Special Educational Needs (SEN) in language and literacy
306(19)
Television programmes for children
325(15)
Visual literacy
340(9)
Writing
349(11)
A Who's Who in Primary English 360(12)
My ten top texts 372(2)
My top ten children's books published since 2000 374(1)
List of entries in the Encyclopaedia 375(4)
Index 379

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