THE CREATIVE, CURRENT AND CONCISE THREE-YEAR PACKAGE FOR JUNIOR CYCLE ENGLISH
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12 thematic units, containing up-to-date literary and non-literary texts, focus on subjects that matter to today’s young people.
Each unit opens with a selection of stimulus material – including quotes, images, key words, statistics and facts – to engage students in productive conversation about the theme and promote oral communication skills Clearly identifiable Get to grips with … feature integrates genre and introduces devices
Texts are followed by a bank of differentiated Think about it questions to check understanding, develop opinion-based response and build exam-quality answers
Master the language tasks check knowledge of poetic devices, literary terms and other terminology
Chat it out tasks offer consistent opportunities for oral communication and spark discussion of the ideas or issues related to a text, device or genre
Get creative tasks provide regular opportunities for students to create their own written, oral, visual, digital and multimodal texts in preparation for Classroom-Based Assessment
Reflect on it tasks aid students in developing and articulating their response to a range of texts in preparation for the Assessment Task
A unique visual storytelling unit – including extracts from comics, graphic novels, manga and silent books – arms students with the language they need to discuss image-based texts
Dedicated Studied Poet and Poetry Analysis sections model critical analysis and underpin an appreciation of the genre
Past paper and exam-style questions and model answers build confidence ahead of assessment and transfer critical thinking from textbook to studied texts
A linked Learning Log builds a collection of student texts in preparation for Classroom-Based Assessment 2 and provides advice and ideas for assessment
A standalone Grammar Guide helps students identify the effects of grammar while reading and apply grammar correctly in their own writing
Digital resources support the selection and teaching of texts from the prescribed list for 2024–26
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