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Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Primary English for Trainee Teachers

Fourth Edition
Edited by:

March 2023 | 432 pages | Learning Matters
What do I need know about English to teach it effectively in primary school?;
How do children learn English?;
How do I teach it?
What does a good primary English lesson look like?

This is the ultimate guide for primary trainee teachers grappling with these questions.  A comprehensive text supporting you to teach the National Curriculum for primary English, it covers both subject knowledge and teaching theory and practice.

This new edition includes an updated chapter on 'Oracy: Speaking and listening', explorations of updated theory and reseach and new links to the Core Content Framework (CCF).

David Waugh
The National Curriculum
Wendy Jolliffe
Oracy: Speaking and listening
Jane Carter
Vocabulary development
Ruth Harrison-Palmer
Wendy Jolliffe
Phonics for reading and writing
Kate Allott
David Waugh
Grammar and punctuation
Debbie Myers
Holly Dyer
Kirsty Anderson
Claire Warner
Claire Norcott
Multimodal and digital texts
Eve English
Kate Allott
Planning children's learning
Kirsty Anderson
Assessment: an invaluable classroom resource
Kate Allott
Mastery in English
Kulwinder Maude
Inclusion in English: challenges and barriers

Suitable for trainees to support them in developing their subject knowledge and practical ideas to apply in the classroom.

Miss Kerrie Hughes-Jones
Education, Manchester University
December 21, 2023

David Waugh

David Waugh is a former deputy headteacher who worked in ITT from 1990 at the University of Hull, where he led the PGCE course and became Head of Department. In 2008 he was appointed as one of two (the other being Wendy) National Strategies Regional Advisers for ITT. He is currently lectures at Durham University. He has published extensively in primary English, as well as developing e-learning resources for National Strategies for English, mathematics and mentoring and coaching. David also writes children’s stories, including The Wishroom, which was written with 45 children from 15 East Durham primary schools and published in 2017. More About Author

Wendy Jolliffe

Wendy Jolliffe is Professor of Education and worked in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) for 14 years; latterly as Head of Teacher Education at the University of Hull. She worked previously as a Regional Adviser for the National Strategies and advised ITT providers on effective provision for literacy.  She has published extensively in Primary English and Cooperative Learning. More About Author

Kate Allott

Kate Allott is Senior Lecturer in Education at York St John University. Kate worked as a literacy consultant in a local authority from the inception of the National Literacy Strategy. More recently she spent two years as a regional adviser with the Primary National Strategy, working on the Communication, Language and Literacy Development initiative. More About Author

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