Language Toolkit for New Zealand 1

Author: Andrea Hayes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107637252

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 184

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Language Toolkit for New Zealand Book 1 is a workbook to support the development of language and literacy skills through various communication modes. Students will develop the skills they need to read, view, listen and speak, and to write and create their own texts in a variety of contexts and for a variety of audiences and purposes. The units in Language Toolkit for New Zealand Book 1 are organised around different text types, including multimodal texts that provide a context for the development of language skills. Grammatical rules are clearly and simply explained. • Comprehension, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary exercises build language and literacy skills. • Spelling lists and dictionary exercises encourage vocabulary development and confidence. • Revision exercises allow students to review their progress and strengthen their understanding and confidence from one unit to the next.

Language Toolkit 1

Author: Andrea Hayes

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521170974

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

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Language Toolkit 1 is a workbook for junior secondary students to support the development of language and literacy skills through various communication modes. Students will develop the skills they need to read, view, listen and speak, and to write and create their own texts in a variety of contexts and for a variety of audiences and purposes. With a strong focus on visual grammar and multimodal texts, the workbook's units are organised around different text types that provide a context for the development of language skills. • Grammatical rules are clearly and simply explained • Comprehension, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary exercises build language and literacy skills • Spelling tests and dictionary exercises encourage vocabulary development confidence • Revision exercises allow students to review their progress and strengthen their understanding and confidence from one unit to the next.

Read It Forward

Author: Linda Kay

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1598848097

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 120

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With this practical guide, it's easy to implement the proven fun—and learning—of a read-it-forward program in your middle school library. Teens recommend books to other teens, offering a surefire way to promote books and reading. • An easy-to-follow process for creating an RIF program in any middle school • Testimonials from those who have initiated and run RIF projects • Specific examples of what works and what doesn't • Resource lists from which librarians can draw in creating their own programs • Offers librarians step-by-step guidance in running a read-it-forward project in which students are encouraged to read books then pass them on to others • Shows how RIF encourages interest in reading for middle school students during a period when they often stop reading for recreation • Discusses how RIF can provide a focus for library programming throughout the school year, connecting it to academics • Demonstrates ways to get students excited about reading by connecting it to the curriculum they are studying

Coraline

Author: Neil Gaiman

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408841754

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 191

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Tenth anniversary edition of Neil Gaiman's modern classic, brilliantly illustrated by Chris Riddell, with a new foreword by the author

Coraline - Film Tie-In Edition

Author: Neil Gaiman,Dave McKean

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 0747597308

Category: Education

Page: 192

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When a young girl ventures through a hidden door, she finds another life with shocking similarities to her own. This brilliantly spooky and chilling novel has been adapted into a feature film, with the voices of Teri Hatcher, Jennifer Saunders and Dakota Fanning and directed by Henry Selick ('The Nightmare before Christmas').