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Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers [electronic resource].

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9780415564816Publication details: Hoboken : Taylor & Francis, 2011.Edition: 4th edISBN:
  • 9781136826290
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language Knowledge for Primary TeachersDDC classification:
  • 372.6 372.6/0440941 372.6044 372.60440941
LOC classification:
  • LB1576 .W48875 2011
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Contents:
Front Cover; Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1: The background to language knowledge; 1. Why do primary teachers need language knowledge?; 2. A framework for considering language knowledge; 3. Building on preschool children's language knowledge; Part 2: Texts, sentences and words; 4. Some characteristics of texts; 5. Making sense of texts; 6. What big teeth you have, grammar!; 7. Sentence structure: phrases and clauses; 8. Words, words, words; Part 3: Applying language knowledge
9. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to fictional texts and poetry10. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to non-fiction texts; 11. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to non-book and electronic texts; 12. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to digital communications; 13. Conclusion; Commentaries; Bibliography; Index;
Summary: Teaching children to develop as language users is one of the most important tasks of a primary school teacher. However, many trainee teachers begin their careers with a low knowledge base. Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers is the reader friendly guide designed to address this. This book provides a clear explanation of the knowledge and understanding required by teachers to implement the objectives of the National Curriculum for English. It reveals how an explicit knowledge of language can enrich their own and their children's spoken English. It will give teachers confidence in developing
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Front Cover; Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers; Copyright Page; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part 1: The background to language knowledge; 1. Why do primary teachers need language knowledge?; 2. A framework for considering language knowledge; 3. Building on preschool children's language knowledge; Part 2: Texts, sentences and words; 4. Some characteristics of texts; 5. Making sense of texts; 6. What big teeth you have, grammar!; 7. Sentence structure: phrases and clauses; 8. Words, words, words; Part 3: Applying language knowledge

9. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to fictional texts and poetry10. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to non-fiction texts; 11. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to non-book and electronic texts; 12. Applying text-, sentence- and word-level knowledge to digital communications; 13. Conclusion; Commentaries; Bibliography; Index;

Teaching children to develop as language users is one of the most important tasks of a primary school teacher. However, many trainee teachers begin their careers with a low knowledge base. Language Knowledge for Primary Teachers is the reader friendly guide designed to address this. This book provides a clear explanation of the knowledge and understanding required by teachers to implement the objectives of the National Curriculum for English. It reveals how an explicit knowledge of language can enrich their own and their children's spoken English. It will give teachers confidence in developing