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Primary English: Knowledge and Understanding
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Primary English: Knowledge and Understanding

Tenth Edition
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May 2024 | 400 pages | Learning Matters
The essential subject knowledge text for primary English.
Secure subject knowledge and understanding is the foundation of confident, creative and effective teaching
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The trainee teacher's guide to all the subject knowledge required to teach primary English.  Includes practical and reflective tasks to help deepen your understanding and self assessment tests to check your knowledge and identify areas where more study is needed.

This 10th edition has been updated throughout and is now linked to the ITT Core Content Framework. 
 
1 Introduction
 
2 Spoken English and Standard English
 
3 The nature of learning
 
4 The acquisition of language
 
5 Representing sound in writing
 
6 Words, vocabulary and morphology
 
7 The grammar of the sentence in Standard English
 
8 The components of sentences
 
9 Handwriting
 
10 Punctuation
 
11 Cohesion: grammar at the level of the text
 
12 The qualities of stories
 
13 The qualities of poetry
 
14 The qualities of drama
 
15 Looking at information books
 
16 Electronic texts
 
17 Looking more closely at children’s errors

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