Teaching Through Texts: Promoting Literacy Through Popular and Literary Texts in the Primary Classroom
'... the book recognises that at the heart
of the literacy hour is a wide range of texts, fiction and non-fiction.
It provides support, encouragement, inspiration and new ideas to
teachers to help them tackle these both in and out of the literacy
The Times Educational Supplement
Teaching Through Texts uses a
wide range of genres including poetry, payscripts, picture books,
performance texts, comics, cinema-texts, novels, non-fiction and
pupils' own narratives to show how exciting it can be to teach literacy
effectively in the primary classroom.