From the Back Cover
'English Direct' is a new course, specifically written for the lower 60% of the ability range. It covers the complete National Curriculum requirements for English at Key Stage 3 (Scottish P7-S3) with a clear book-per-year structure. The exciting material reflects the best practice in English teaching yet is pitched at the lower ability levels.
• 'Practical Teaching Resources'
Extension work copymasters reinforce students’ understanding and support each unit in the Student’s Book
• 'Complete Curriculum Coverage'
The course saves you preparation time, covering all the requirements of the National Curriculum at Key Stage 3 (P7 – S3)
The clear, modular, genre-based structure of 'English Direct' is teacher-friendly and easy to use.
Differentiated activities and assessment opportunities cater for individual needs and encourage higher levels of attainment
Grammar and language skills are emphasised throughout the course
• 'Student-friendly Design'
Motivates students with an exciting design and colourful illustrations.
'English Direct 1' covers shape poems, poetry that plays with language, playscripts, myths and legends, traditional stories from other cultures, poems with a predictable and patterned language, humourous poems, historical stories.
About the Author
John Foster is a well-known anthologist and poet and has compiled several wonderful collections – WHAM BANG ORANGUTANG being one of the best known (OUP), and he wrote the poem of the title. He travels extensively to help promote his books.
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