The highly successful English Elements series is now in its second edition. The new edition retains the strengths of the previous edition while adding exciting new material to reflect best practice in today's English classroom. Books 1 & 2 are accompanied by Storymaker CD-ROMs which add an innovative dimension to the text while Book 3 contains a Poetrymaker CD-ROM and Book 4 features a Playmaker CD-ROM. The series is designed for outcomes-based courses nationally, with special reference to the Curriculum and Standards Framework II. With a stunning, yet user-friendly full-colour design, this is a must-have resource for English teachers. Features * Balanced treatment of the strands of Writing, Reading and Speaking and Listening at Level 5. * Learning outcomes in the 15 units are derived from one or more of the following sub-strands:texts, contextual understanding, linguistic structures and features and strategies. * Wide-ranging treatment of literature, media and everyday texts. * Literature extracts of good length to allow the development of reading strategies. * Activities designed to cater for multiliteracies. * Culminating activities and assessment options for each unit accompanied by photocopiable assessment sheets. * Extensive modelling of linguistic structures and features. Storymaker CD-ROMs 1 & 2 This is a first in educational multimedia for the English classroom. Through Storymaker, students can interactively experience the craft of the writer. Using a carefully structured framework, students can become confident short story writers. Features * Stories can be created in six genres:adventure, fantasy, humour, mystery and suspense, science fiction and realistic. * A What's my story style? quiz leads students to a choice of genre. * Sample stories with genre characteristics for each game. * Five storylines with help features like plot, character and setting for each genre. * Thesaurus function. * Proofreading function.
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Book Description 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 2nd. Paperback. The highly successful English Elements series is now in its second edition. The new edition retains the strengths of the previous edition while adding exciting new material to reflect bes.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 288 pages. 0.850. Bookseller Inventory # 9780701635039