Ski Jump ActiveTeach CD-ROM by John Townsend


Ski Jump ActiveTeach CD-ROM by John Townsend

This ActiveTeach CD-ROM supports Ski Jump by John Townsend and includes: * a copy of the book on-screen, perfect for whole-class teaching. * a bank of activities, all based on strategies known to be most effective in motivating reluctant boys, including: - team-scoring comprehension quizzes to test understanding and motivate students to focus - short videos to set activities in context - illustrations of key scenes to help students visualise the action - drama and other kinesthetic activities to keep boys active and involved - gruesome scenarios for writing activities that boys will love - assessment tasks to measure progress.

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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1 pages


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Publication date

28th May 2012



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