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  • ISBN:9781107683211
  • Format:Paperback
  • Subject(s):First Language English
  • Qualification:Cambridge Primary
  • Author(s):Sally Burt, Debbie Ridgard
  • Available from: November 2014

Cambridge Primary English is a flexible, endorsed course written specifically to support Cambridge International Examinations' curriculum framework (Stages 1–6).

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    This colourful Learner’s Book includes the following features. Nine thematic units on exciting topics to engage young learners. Activities encourage learners to actively explore, use and apply their core listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through individual, pair and group work. Lively international fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts which form the basis for teaching reading and writing skills. Language focus boxes throughout which help to teach and reinforce grammar points.

  • Contents
    • Nine thematic units on exciting topics to engage young learners.

    • Provides structured, cumulative lessons to cover all objectives in the Cambridge Primary English curriculum framework.

    • Individual, paired and group activities, including role-play and presentations, promote creativity and critical thinking.

    • Contains a carefully selected range of international fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts suited to the age and Stage of the learners.

    • Contains self- and peer-assessment opportunities in every unit, including How did I do? boxes and a final unit round up activity covering key teachings.

    • Includes Spelling activities at the end of the book that can be used for separate or integrated spelling lessons. Icons in the nine units indicate opportunities to use the spelling activities within the main teaching sessions.

    • Includes a helpful language Toolkit for learners to use for revision and reference. It contains tables, lists and reminders covering both language and literature work.

    • Contains Language focus boxes to teach and reinforce grammar points, and Did you know? boxes providing interesting information and opportunities for further research.

    • Includes tip boxes and word boxes with helpful advice and vocabulary for completing the activities.

    • A friendly duck mascot appears throughout giving useful examples and advice.

    • Introduction
    • Unit 1. There's a lesson in that
    • Unit 2. Exploring space
    • Unit 3. Reflections
    • Unit 4. Myths and legends forever
    • Unit 5. Tell me how…
    • Unit 6. A different type of story
    • Unit 7. A box of delights
    • Unit 8. Share your views
    • Unit 9. Let's perform
    • Spelling Activities
    • Term 1: Compound adjectives
    • ant or ent?
    • Use that root
    • Doubling consonants
    • Plurals
    • Term 2: More plural rules
    • Word origins - days of the week
    • Use prefixes to form antonyms
    • Explore opposites
    • Comparative spelling
    • Spelling patterns
    • Term 3: Unusual plurals
    • More word roots
    • Noun or verb?
    • More spelling rules for the suffix -ing
    • Choose the right synonym
    • I before e
    • Toolkit: Parts of speech
    • Review, edit and revise
    • Golden rules of speech making
    • The writing process
    • Reading strategies
    • Researching information
    • Online research
    • Writing instructions
    • Poet's corner
    • Synopsis of Cinderella
    • Space biography fact files
    • Acknowledgements.

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