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Building On... Achievement in Year 10 English - Developing

By | Copyright Year:2011 | ISBN-13: 9780170195942

Published:23/09/2010
Building On … the popular series of English homework books for Year 9 and 10 students, is going where no New Zealand book has gone before: it is being offered as two compatible versions, differentiated to meet the needs of the range of abilities in your students.

The original, and probably most widely-used Established version is designed for students who are ‘comfortable’ with the skills required at this level, those who are refining their established skills.
For students who are still mastering these skills we have created a similar but simpler version, Developing.

It uses the same passages but edited in length; teaches the same skills but is less detailed to give these students the opportunity to complete the exercises in the same time that other students take to complete more detailed work. The quality remains the same, the work expected is tailored to a different student ability level.

Both books link to their corresponding “How to...” textbook, just as before.

CONTENTS

Language activities from How To … Achieve in Year 10 English
Formal writing activity from How To … Achieve in Year 10 English
Speech writing activity from How To … Achieve in Year 10 English
Creative writing activity from How To … Achieve in Year 10 English
Research planning sheet from How To … Achieve in Year 10 English

Unit 1 Understanding poetry
Punctuation recap
Unit 2 Creating character notes
Paragraphs
Unit 3 Written close reading
Register
Unit 4 Speech practice
Figures of speech
Unit 5 Character essay
Emotive language
Unit 6 Visual close reading
Run-on sentences
Unit 7 Formal writing
Colons and semicolons
Unit 8 Oral close reading
Figurative vs literal
Unit 9 Understanding poetry
Me, myself, I … and my, mine
Unit 10 Creative writing
Making a static image
Unit 11 Wide reading review
Adjectives, adverbs and verbs
Unit 12 Letter to the editor
Pantoums
Unit 13 Written close reading
Syntax/incomplete sentences
Unit 14 Film essay
Punctuation
Unit 15 Visual close reading
Tone
Unit 16 Understanding poetry
Spelling
Unit 17 Formal writing
Research
Unit 18 Visual close reading
Just for Fun!
Unit 19 Written close reading
Apostrophes
Unit 20 Newspaper article
Parentheses (brackets)
Unit 21 Understanding poetry
How much do you remember?
Unit 22 Putting it all together
Unit 23 Why do we speak like we do?
Unit 24 Creative writing: building suspense
Unit 25 Revision
Refill pages for your own work

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