Skills in Non-Fiction, Volume 1

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Nelson Thornes, 2002 - Education - 112 pages
This pupil's book is part of a Key Stage 3 English scheme that reflects National Literacy Strategy priorities by spanning both non-fiction and fiction text-types in twin student books. Each student text provides 18 sections of themed stimulus texts plus differentiated activities at word, sentence and text levels meeting the requirements of the English Framework. They have a rigorous approach to developing writing skills that follows a consistent pattern in order to provide both continuity with and progression from Key Stage 2. The y have suggestions for National Literacy Strategy - recommended lesson structures are provided in a separate teacher's guide. Extra support for students struggling to reach Level 4 is provided in a separate copymaster resource book, as well as assessment materials modelled on the end-of-year tests. Differentiated extension work is provided at the end of each unit giving a choice of writing tasks, centred on the unit theme, enabling students to revise earlier writing styles.

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