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Educational: English language: reading & writing skills

See below for a selection of the latest books from Educational: English language: reading & writing skills category. Presented with a red border are the Educational: English language: reading & writing skills books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Educational: English language: reading & writing skills books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

First Words Age 3-5 Wipe Clean Activity Book

First Words Age 3-5 Wipe Clean Activity Book

Author: Collins Easy Learning Format: Other book format Release Date: 30/11/2019

Level: EYFS Subject: English Introduce young learners to writing with this fun and engaging wipe-clean activity book. * Lots of practice opportunities to help children learn how to write first words. * Wipe-clean pages and pen so that children can try the activities again and again. * Colourful, motivating activities to help boost confidence.

High Frequency Words Flashcards

High Frequency Words Flashcards

Author: Collins Easy Learning Format: Cards Release Date: 30/11/2019

Level: EYFS and KS1 Subject: English Introduce young learners to the first 100 high frequency words taught at school. These educational flashcards are a fun and easy way to help build confidence with reading at home. High frequency words are words that appear very often in written texts. They are a mixture of decodable words (words that can be sounded out) and tricky words (that have to be learned and recognised by sight). Includes: * 100 high frequency words * each card contains the word and the word in a simple phrase * ideas for fun games to play with the cards * helpful guidance for parents

Essential SQA Exam Practice: Higher English Questions and Papers

Essential SQA Exam Practice: Higher English Questions and Papers

Author: Judith Horne, Colin Eckford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2019

Exam board: SQA Level: Higher Subject: English First teaching: September 2018 First exam: Summer 2019 Practice makes permanent. Feel confident and prepared for the SQA Higher English exam with this two-in-one book, containing practice questions for every question type, plus two full practice papers - all written by an experienced examiner. - Choose which question types you want to revise: A simple grid enables you to pick particular question styles that you want to focus on, with answers provided at the back of the book - Understand what the examiner is looking for: Clear guidance on how to answer each question type is followed by plenty of questions so you can put the advice into practice, building essential exam skills - Remember more in your exam: Repeated and extended practice will give you a secure knowledge of the key areas of the course (Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation and Critical Reading) - Familiarise yourself with the exam papers: Both practice papers mirror the language and layout of the real SQA papers; complete them in timed, exam-style conditions to increase your confidence before the exams - Find out how to achieve a better grade: Answers to the practice papers have commentaries for each question, with tips on writing successful answers and avoiding common mistakes Fully up to date with SQA's requirements The questions, mark schemes and guidance in this practice book match the requirements of the revised SQA Higher English specification for examination from 2019 onwards.

Essential SQA Exam Practice: National 5 English Questions and Papers

Essential SQA Exam Practice: National 5 English Questions and Papers

Author: Brian Johnston, Colin Eckford Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/10/2019

Exam board: SQA Level: National 5 Subject: English First teaching: September 2017 First exam: Summer 2018 Practice makes permanent. Feel confident and prepared for the SQA National 5 English exam with this two-in-one book, containing practice questions for every question type, plus two full practice papers. - Choose which question types you want to revise: A simple grid enables you to pick particular question styles that you want to focus on, with answers provided at the back of the book - Understand what the examiner is looking for: Clear guidance on how to answer each question type is followed by plenty of questions so you can put the advice into practice, building essential exam skills - Remember more in your exam: Repeated and extended practice will give you a secure knowledge of the key areas of the course (Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation and Critical Reading) - Familiarise yourself with the exam papers: Both practice papers mirror the language and layout of the real SQA papers; complete them in timed, exam-style conditions to increase your confidence before the exams - Find out how to achieve a better grade: Answers to the practice papers have commentaries for each question, with tips on writing successful answers and avoiding common mistakes Fully up to date with SQA's requirements The questions, mark schemes and guidance in this practice book match the requirements of the revised SQA National 5 English specification for examination from 2018 onwards.

TouchWords: My Day

TouchWords: My Day

Author: Rilla Alexander Format: Board book Release Date: 08/10/2019

The Touchwords board book series brings essential concepts to life for babies and toddlers Sturdy and interactive, these board books combine touch, sight, and sound to help children experience and learn about the world. By allowing the child to trace the raised letters of a simple word and then trace its corresponding object, these books foster critical early reading and language skills, all while delighting readers with bright and eye-catching illustrations. With Touchwords: My Day, build vocabulary and explore the exciting possibilities of a day - from washing to playing to sleeping and everything in between. Perfect for gifting at baby showers: This exquisitely designed board book is a beautiful addition to any baby's shelf and provides an educational element as well. If you and your child are fans of Baby Touch and Feel, Goodnight Moon, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, or Press Here, you'll love the Touchwords series.

TouchWords: Clothes

TouchWords: Clothes

Author: Rilla Alexander Format: Board book Release Date: 08/10/2019

The Touchwords board book series brings essential concepts to life for babies and toddlers Sturdy and interactive, these board books combine touch, sight, and sound to help children experience and learn about the world. By allowing the child to trace the raised letters of a simple word and then trace its corresponding object, these books foster critical early reading and language skills, all while delighting readers with bright and eye-catching illustrations. With Touchwords: Clothes, build vocabulary and explore the fundamentals of what we wear - whether it's a frilly party dress or a pair of ripped jeans. Perfect for gifting at baby showers: This exquisitely designed board book is a beautiful addition to any baby's shelf and provides an educational element as well. If you and your child are fans of Baby Touch and Feel, Goodnight Moon, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, or Press Here, you'll love the Touchwords series.

An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement (4th Edition)

An Observation Survey of Early Literacy Achievement (4th Edition)

Author: Marie M. Clay Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The million-selling resource for early literacy assessment, widely used around the word by classroom and specialist teachers and has been an invaluable resource for early literacy assessment for many years. The survey incorporates six tasks: Letter identification, Running Records, Word Reading, Concepts About Print, Writing Vocabulary, and Hearing and Recording Sounds in Words.

Theres An Alien At The Soft Play

Theres An Alien At The Soft Play

Author: Sally Jones, Annalisa Jones Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2019

The Diagramming Dictionary A Complete Reference Tool for Young Writers, Aspiring Rhetoricians, and Anyone Else Who Needs to Understand How English Works

The Diagramming Dictionary A Complete Reference Tool for Young Writers, Aspiring Rhetoricians, and Anyone Else Who Needs to Understand How English Works

Author: Susan Wise Bauer, Jessica Otto Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2019

Diagramming a sentence shows you how it is (or isn't) working, and unlocks the door to clear, balanced writing. This handbook from Susan Wise Bauer, author of Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind, walks students through the rules of diagramming, from the simplest sentences to the most complex. Its simple instructions allow you to learn at your own pace, without an instructor. Full of easy-to-understand example diagrams, colour-coded for quick recognition, this guide will be a trusted reference tool in your home, office or school for years to come. For ages 13 and Up.

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Blue Workbook A Complete Course for Young Writers, Aspiring Rhetoricians, and Anyone Else Who Needs to Understand How English Works

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Blue Workbook A Complete Course for Young Writers, Aspiring Rhetoricians, and Anyone Else Who Needs to Understand How English Works

Author: Susan Wise Bauer, Audrey Anderson, Amanda Saxon Dean, Patty Rebne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2019

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Blue Workbook provides clear and detailed exercises in the correct use of English grammar. Examples are based on great works of literature, as well as classic and contemporary works of science and history. The Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind series provides all the grammar skills needed to write and speak with eloquence and confidence. * Step-by-step instruction takes students from the most basic concepts through advanced grammatical concepts. * Extensive diagramming exercises reinforce the rules and help technical and visual learners to understand and use the English language effectively. Each step of the diagramming process is illustrated and thoroughly explained to the student. * Text for examples and exercises is drawn from actual published works, from English literature classics to modern masters. Learn your grammar from the greats! * Regular review is built into each year of work. * The third of four non-sequential workbooks, each containing new exercises that allow students to practise and apply the grammar principles under study. Along with the accompanying Key and the Core Instructor Text, Blue Workbook makes up a full year of grammar study. To complete the programme, add the Comprehensive Handbook of Rules (soon to be The Grammar Guidebook) and The Diagramming Dictionary: indispensable guides to clear, grammatical writing that will last into college, and even beyond.

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Key to Blue Workbook A Complete Course for Young Writers, Aspiring Rhetoricians, and Anyone Else Who Needs to Understand How English Works

Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: Key to Blue Workbook A Complete Course for Young Writers, Aspiring Rhetoricians, and Anyone Else Who Needs to Understand How English Works

Author: Susan Wise Bauer, Audrey Anderson, Amanda Saxon Dean, Patty Rebne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/09/2019

The Key to the Blue Workbook gives clear, thoroughly-explained answers to all exercises in the Blue Workbook, one of four non-sequential books in the Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind series, providing detailed, well-designed exercises in the correct use of English grammar. The Key, along with the accompanying Blue Workbook and the Core Instructor Text, make up Grammar for the Well-Trained Mind: a complete course that takes students from basic definitions ( A noun is the name of a person, place, thing or idea ) through advanced sentence structure and analysis- all the grammar skills needed to write and speak with eloquence and confidence. This innovative programme combines the three essential elements of language learning: understanding and memorising rules (prescriptive teaching), repeated exposure to examples of how those rules are used (descriptive instruction) and practice using those rules in exercises and in writing (practical experience). Each year, parents and teachers go through the dialogue, rules and examples in the Core Instructor Text; students follow along in the Workbook. This repetition solidifies the concepts, definitions and examples in the student's mind. There are four Workbooks, one for each year. Each Workbook contains the same rules and examples, but four completely different sets of exercises and assignments, allowing students to develop a wide-ranging knowledge of how the rules and examples are put to use in writing. Each Key to the Workbooks provides not only answers, but also explanations for the parent/instructor, and guidance as to when the answers might be ambiguous (as, in English, they often are). All of the rules covered, along with the repeated examples for each, are assembled for ongoing reference in the Comprehensive Handbook of Rules (soon to be renamed as The Grammar Guidebook). Every step of the sentence diagramming process is gathered for reference, along with illustrations, in The Diagramming Dictionary. These will become the student's indispensable guide to writing through high school, into college and beyond. Step-by-step instruction takes students from the most basic concepts through advanced grammatical concepts such as modal and hortative verbs and multiple functions of noun clauses. Extensive diagramming exercises reinforce the rules and help technical and visual learners to understand and use the English language effectively. Each step of the diagramming process is illustrated and thoroughly explained to the student. Text for examples and exercises are drawn from great works of literature, as well as from well-written nonfiction texts in science, mathematics and the social sciences. Regular review is built into each year of work. The Key accompanies one of four non-sequential workbooks, each containing new exercises that allow students to practise and apply the grammar principles under study.

Rising Stars Spelling Year 3

Rising Stars Spelling Year 3

Author: Gill Matthews Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/09/2019

Rising Stars Spelling provides a flexible programme to teach spelling across Years 1-6. Each year group is teeming with fun investigative activities, starter challenges and hands-on resources to use in the classroom. The Year 3 Teacher's Guide includes: - Teacher guidance for each spelling focus - Subject knowledge summaries - Starter challenges to kick-off or consolidate learning - Step-by-step activity ideas - Access to the Year 3 online resource bank