Key stage 3

6th October 2000 at 01:00
PRACTICAL WRITING TASKS TO IMPROVE BOYS' PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH. By Inder Bedi and Alison Rogers. The Chalkface Project pound;25

It may not be the catchiest of titles, but it is certainly one to attract the attention of any teacher worried by boys' underachievement in English - and that is pretty well everybody teaching English.

The book is thoughtfully structured, witheach photocopiable activity being accompanied by comprehensive teacher's notes on the learning aims, how to deliver the activity in the classroom, assessment targets and suggestions for extension actvities. It is a great pity, then, that the activities themselves tend to be limited in substance and in the kind of structure which will develop skills and confidence.


Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now