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Keith West - Author

Books by Keith West

Under the Law

Under the Law

Author: Keith West Format: eBook Release Date: 30/04/2018

Many people of Faith think that to be a christian, means to follow a set of rules, like don't drink or give 10%, but what does the bible say?

American Christian

American Christian

Author: Keith West Format: eBook Release Date: 22/04/2018

We aren't looking through the right glasses as American Christians. We wonder why God doesn't do something with us, but maybe it's because he aren't looking at the world around us the right way, after all we are American Christians.

Way's to Make Extra Income

Way's to Make Extra Income

Author: Keith West Format: eBook Release Date: 31/01/2017

Would you love to make money off to the side of your full time job? I love making extra money off to the side. Here a few thing's I do to make extra money.

Progress in Reading Book 1

Progress in Reading Book 1

Author: Keith West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/03/2014

Help your students make good progress in Key Stage 3 English with our popular series, now updated for the new curriculum. The Aiming for series provides targeted support for all ability levels to help every student move forward from their achievement at Key Stage 2 towards GCSE success. This revised edition of Aiming for Level 3 Reading offers student-friendly explanations and activities to build, develop and extend students' literacy skills, showing them precisely what they need to do to progress. Whether you're looking for a one-off lesson, snappy starters or a longer programme of study, these flexible resources are designed to fit around the needs of your teaching and your classes. This Aiming for book is the perfect starting point for students arriving at secondary school with a secure Level 2 or a low Level 3 in reading. It will help you to *target areas of underperformance, with a chapter on each key reading skill written at the right level by experienced teachers and consultants * develop the essential reading and commentary skills with clear, accessible explanations, inspiring examples and lively follow-up activities *build confidence in grammar analysis by exploring the effects of writers' choices *motivate and engage students, with exciting stimulus texts, fresh approaches to learning and a clear, colourful layout *embed Assessment for Learning in your day-to-day teaching, with clear learning objectives, criteria for self and peer assessment on every double-page, and end of chapter checklists to help students understand how to progress *gather evidence for periodic assessments, with the 'Apply your skills' tasks designed to build writing stamina and independence *plan ahead without the stress, with ready-to-use double-page lessons and a teacher guide at the back of the book *support the transition to Key Stage 3 by reinforcing and building on the reading skills taught at Key Stage 2 *lay the foundations for GCSE success, with coverage of new skills such as summary and synthesis, and an expanded focus on Shakespeare and literary non-fiction.

Progress in Writing and Grammar Book 1

Progress in Writing and Grammar Book 1

Author: Keith West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2014

Help your students make good progress in Key Stage 3 English with our popular series, now updated for the new curriculum. The Aiming for series provides targeted support for all ability levels to help every student move forward from their achievement at Key Stage 2 towards GCSE success. This revised edition of Aiming for Level 3 Writing offers student-friendly explanations and activities to build, develop and extend students' literacy skills, showing them precisely what they need to do to progress. Whether you're looking for a one-off lesson, snappy starters or a longer programme of study, these flexible resources are designed to fit around the needs of your teaching and your classes. Now refreshed to reflect the text types and skills in the new Key Stage 3 curriculum, the Writing and Grammar books also offer comprehensive coverage of the grammar objectives set out in the appendix to the Key Stage 2 English Programme of Study. This Aiming for book is the perfect starting point for students arriving at secondary school with a secure Level 5 or a low Level 6 in writing. It will help you to * target areas of underperformance, with a chapter on each writing skill written at the right level by experienced teachers and consultants * develop the essential writing and grammar skills, with clear, accessible explanations, inspiring examples and lively follow-up activities * build confidence in grammar to improve students' writing by exploring the effects of other writers' choices * motivate and engage students, with exciting stimulus texts, fresh approaches to learning and a clear, colourful layout * embed Assessment for Learning in your day-to-day teaching, with clear learning objectives, criteria for self and peer assessment on every double-page, and end of chapter checklists to help students understand how to progress * gather evidence for periodic assessments, with the 'Apply your skills' tasks designed to build writing stamina and independence * plan ahead without the stress, with ready-to-use double-page lessons and a teacher guide at the back of the book * support the transition to Key Stage 3 by reinforcing and building on the writing skills taught at Key Stage 2.

Fast Cars

Fast Cars

Author: Keith West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2012

Everything you ever wanted to know about motorsport: the cars, the races, the drivers, the records. This book showcases the best fast cars from 1901 to today and includes an interview with Ben Collins (a.k.a. the Stig) on what it's like to drive Batman's and James Bond's cars. *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3c to Level 3b in reading. *Support comprehension with the stunning photos of the best ever cars and the best ever stunts. *Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book.

Unsolved Mysteries

Unsolved Mysteries

Author: Keith West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2012

What did happen to the crew of the Marie Celeste? And is there really a Loch Ness monster? Read about nine unsolved mysteries including an abandoned ship; unfathomable escapes; disappearing boats and planes; a time traveller and even signs of life on other planets. Can you tell the facts from the fiction to work out what really happened? *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3b to Level 3a in reading. *Support comprehension with the engaging images for each mystery. *Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book.

Inspired Drama Teaching A Practical Guide for Teachers

Inspired Drama Teaching A Practical Guide for Teachers

Author: Keith West Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2011

This is a practical guide to teaching and championing drama across the curriculum. The ideas in this book will inspire even the most unlikely thespian. Inspired Drama Teaching is packed full of practical ideas to inspire your students and colleagues about drama. It offers tips and ideas on everything a teacher of secondary drama needs to cover, including: explorative strategies, such as role play and forum-theatre; activities for making use of stimuli, such as scripts and music; ideas for incorporating the elements of drama, such as rhythm and characterisation; and, approaching drama as a medium, through the use of mime and make-up. This book includes a chapter on getting the students to work collaboratively, and one on making use of ICT within drama. There is also a chapter dedicated to embodying drama and dramatic techniques across the curriculum, so you can get your colleagues excited about drama as well. There's a handy exam specification matrix online too. Inspired Drama Teaching isn't only for teachers just beginning their careers on the school stage; even experienced drama and English teachers will find plenty of new ideas and activities. Keith West has taught English and drama for over 30 years. He was head of English in two secondary comprehensive schools and head of drama in one. Keith is OFSTED and ESTYN trained, and he has written a number of publications for English teachers, including Inspired English Teaching , which was also published by Continuum.

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