A Bridge to GCSE English Student Book by Sarah Darragh, Phil Darragh, John Parry
  

Synopsis

A Bridge to GCSE English Student Book by Sarah Darragh, Phil Darragh, John Parry

Give your students a flying start to GCSE English! Make a smooth transition from Key Stage 3 to GCSE. Designed to help students develop the skills and knowledge they will need for exam and controlled assessment success, A Bridge to GCSE helps you align your KS3 curriculum to the new GCSEs in English, English Language and English Literature. With a particular focus on tackling new topics such as unseen poetry or spoken language, and on building controlled assessment skills, A Bridge to GCSE English gives you the tools to make the end of Key Stage 3 fun, challenging and a firm foundation for GCSE. Pick and choose from six mini GCSE-style units designed to build students' understanding of GCSE topics and their familiarity with the styles of task required at GCSE: 1. Reading Creative Texts 2. Creative Writing 3. Poetry 4. Shakespeare 5. Spoken Language 6. Reading Non-fiction 7. Writing Non-fiction. Each stimulating double-page in the student book is supported with a lesson plan and further resources in the teacher guide.

About the Author

Sarah Darragh is an experienced Head of English and a senior examiner in Literature for a leading Awarding Body. She is the author of several educational titles for both GCSE and A Level English Language and Literature. Phil Darragh is an experienced English teacher and Head of Department who has taught English GCSE and A Level for eighteen years. John Parry has taught English in comprehensive schools in Yorkshire for almost twenty years. He is also an experienced examiner for a leading Awarding Body.

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Format

Paperback
160 pages

Author

Sarah Darragh, Phil Darragh, John Parry
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Publisher

Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
www.collins.co.uk

Publication date

1st March 2011

ISBN

9780007415953


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