Secondary Starters and Plenaries: English

Creative activities, ready-to-use for teaching English

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Author: Johnnie Young

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441144501

Category: Education

Page: 152

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This book provides English teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate, all with realistic timings for each. Even better, every starter and plenary contains an 'ideas generator', making it easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and keeping it fresh for you to use, and there are PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every English teacher needs to cover, and makes use of music, drama, maps, charts and practical props. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; some use all the senses; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. The 'teacher tips' section offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error by the author.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: History

Ready-to-use Activities for Teaching History

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Author: Mike Gershon

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441171932

Category: Education

Page: 160

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This book contains creative and imaginative tried-and-tested starters and plenaries for engaging students in all areas of a history lesson.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries: Geography

Ready-to-use activities for teaching geography

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Author: Brin Best,Steve Padget

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441175482

Category: Education

Page: 160

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This book provides geography teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate. Even better, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each activity fresh. There are also PowerPoints, task sheets and other time-saving resources online. The book covers the whole spectrum of topics that every geography teacher needs to cover. Some ideas involve students managing and monitoring each other; others involve creative thinking and where practical and appropriate, the content is embedded in the real world so that students can immediately see the wider application of their efforts. In the 'teacher's tips' section, the author offers guidance on how to deliver the idea to get the best results based on years of trial and error.

Secondary Starters and Plenaries

Ready-to-use activities for teaching any subject

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Author: Kate Brown

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441153047

Category: Education

Page: 144

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Starters and plenaries are now an essential part of all lessons and this highly practical, bestselling book provides busy secondary teachers with 50 creative activities to use in the classroom. The tasks will help ensure the first five minutes of any lesson are a time for motivation, energy and forward thinking and will help students to reflect on, and embed their learning at the end. From game show inspired quizzes to bingo and dominoes, Kate Brown's wealth of original ideas have been tried and tested by secondary teachers and can be adapted to use in any subject. Concise explanations and cross-curricular examples make this book an accessible and time saving resource for all secondary teachers looking to inject some new life and enthusiasm into their lessons.

English Teaching in the Secondary School

Linking theory and practice

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Author: Mike Fleming,David Stevens

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317441281

Category: Education

Page: 278

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English Teaching in the Secondary School is a comprehensive guide to the theory and practice of teaching English. This updated 4th edition has been revised to take into consideration changes in national policy, drawing on the most recent research and theory to produce engaging, practical ideas for use in the classroom. It challenges mechanistic and formulaic approaches to teaching, instead placing an emphasis on reflection, understanding and informed practice. Guiding students and new teachers through the whole process of English teaching in the secondary school, this edition has been fully updated to include: • a report of the most recent developments in national policy • discussion of multiple literacies and critical literacy • a new chapter on English as an additional language • a new chapter on cross curricular themes • new sections on approaches to the teaching of grammar • reflections on international developments in language teaching and their relevance • a guide to further reading on resources and research Written in an accessible style, with a wealth of advice and ideas, English Teaching in the Secondary School forms essential reading for all those training to become secondary English teachers.

The Creative Teaching & Learning Resource Book

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Author: Brin Best,Will Thomas

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0826483763

Category: Education

Page: 238

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The companion to the Creative Teaching and Learning Toolkit presents over 200 tips, tools and practical strategies for more effective teaching and learning that can be used in your classroom tomorrow.

Enlivening Secondary History

50 Classroom Activities for Teachers and Pupils

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Author: Peter Davies,Rhys J. Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0415678331

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 209

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Enlivening Secondary History: 50 Classroom Activities for Teachers and Pupils.

TEACHING HISTORY : Developing as a Reflective Secondary Teacher

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Author: Ian Phillips

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788132105275

Category:

Page: 288

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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book will help you develop into a reflective teacher of history. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. The book shows you how to plan lessons, how to make the best use of resources and how to assess pupils` progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a history teacher. If you are training to teach history, citizenship or social sciences this book will help you to improve your classroom performance by providing you with practical advice, and also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It provides examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE.

Speech Class for Teens

28 Speech Class Lessons Plus Handouts and Forms

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Author: Diane Windingland

Publisher: Small Talk Big Results

ISBN: 147830913X

Category: Education

Page: 188

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Who needs this book? English teachers who want a once-a-week, year-long speech class Speech teachers looking to add some variety to their speech classes Home school co-ops wanting to offer a speech class After school enrichment programs Independent instructors offering speech classes And, of course, the students taking the class! Features: 28 Lessons for a 30 Class Sessions Short Lessons (suggest 10 minutes of teaching time) Teaching Notes provide answers to fill-in-the-blanks Fun, interactive activities All assignment sheets included (nothing to photo copy) Every student speaks during every class (prepared or impromptu) Christian content for 2 lessons (can skip or modify, if desired) Links provided for online copies of forms Tested with students in 7th-11th grades Save time and enjoy your class!

100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding English Lessons

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Author: Angella Cooze

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1408194953

Category: Education

Page: 160

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100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching to ensure your English lessons are consistently outstanding every day, whether you are being observed or not. Dip in and pick an idea to use as a starter or develop a whole lesson plan from the practical, step-by-step activities included. The ideas will help your students develop strong foundation skills in spelling, punctuation, reading and writing as well as learning how to work together, listen to each other, give great presentations and tackle and analyse different types of text. But it's not all about work! There are strategies for inspiring in your class a love of literature and English by delving into a wide variety of texts – poetry, plays, novels, journalism and Shakespeare. There are also ideas to help you improve your teaching practice, tips on how to create the best learning environment for studying English and specific advice on how to cope with those dreaded Ofsted inspections.

100 Ideas for Teaching Geography

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Author: Andy Leeder

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441121803

Category: Education

Page: 142

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This title takes a skills-based approach, with each section suggesting general ideas to use in everyday classroom teaching, including specific examples of how these can be used with a variety of modules from elementary school through to high school.

The Creative Teaching and Learning Toolkit

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Author: Brin Best,Will Thomas

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 272

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This book aims to help you become a more effective teacher through a new teaching and learning framework which centres on creativity. Inside you will learn how to use creativity to reinvigorate teaching across all subject areas, inspiring learners to reach their potential. Through a highly practical and inclusive approach, the book equips you with a range of common-sense strategies and tools designed to build on your existing knowledge and skills. They include: * An easy to follow five-stage framework for effective teaching and learning that presents clear and fresh thinking about what helps learners succeed * Over 200 strategies, tools and tips to enhance your creative thinking and that of your students * Diverse case studies showing how other teachers have used creativity to enhance their teaching and get the desired results The book will help you make the transition from a talented teacher to a truly creative teacher, and will help you to rediscover the joy of teaching within the contemporary classroom. A companion website for the book is available at www.creativityforlearning.co.uk

The Geography Teacher's Handbook

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Author: Brin Best

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441154795

Category: Education

Page: 192

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Containing everything a new or improving geography teacher could wish to know, this book provides step-by-step guidance on creating outstanding learning opportunities that prepare students for life, as well as for success in their examinations. Award-winning author and former head of geography Brin Best brings a wealth of experience and a unique blend of rigour and practicality to the subject, presenting fresh, exciting and creative ideas on how to get the most from your geography lessons. The book contains advice on everything from planning schemes of work and lessons, making the most of opportunities for learning outside the classroom and available ICT to cross-curricular links, thinking skills and examples of best practice. With reflective questions and activities, scores of lesson stimuli and a host of useful links, this book is an essential addition to every geography teacher's toolkit.

Resources for Teaching Creative Writing

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Author: Johnnie Young

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441141391

Category: Education

Page: 152

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This resource book is designed to engage students in the process of creative writing. Using ideas and activities he has put into practice himself, Johnnie Young guides the teacher through a series of creative lessons designed to stimulate creative thinking. Each activity is supported by lesson notes, including ideas for starters, pleanaries and follow up work as well as a photocopiable worksheet.

The Book of Plenary

Here Endeth the Lesson...

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Author: Phil Beadle

Publisher: Independent Thinking Press

ISBN: 9781781350539

Category: Education

Page: 164

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The only book full of ideas for lesson plenaries you'll ever need.

The Rainbow Fish

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Author: Marcus Pfister

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1558580093

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 24

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The most beautiful fish in the entire ocean discovers the real value of personal beauty and friendship.

Improving Classroom Performance

Practical Applications for Effective Teaching and Learning

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Author: Stephen Chapman,Steve Garnett,Alan Jervis

Publisher: Crown House Publishing

ISBN: 1845907396

Category: Education

Page: 200

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A Long awaited first book from one of the biggest teacher training companies in the UK. Dragonfly Training was founded in 1999 and has established an excellent reputation internationally for providing inspiring, realistic and practical training courses for teachers. In this, their first book, three of their top trainers provide some of the very best hands-on approaches to teaching. Dragonfly's six key principles are: Promote effective starters and plenaries; Provide constant reinforcement as a means of embedding knowledge and provide on-going revision; Introduce a variety of ideas; Do first, teach after - whenever possible; Encourage students to create teaching materials themselves; Demonstrate and articulate success by modelling the desired outcomes.