The English is? series uses a creativeapproach to learning to inspire students to embrace the Englishlanguage in all its variations and develop key skills inreading, understanding and creating. It includes structuredinquiry into the big ideas or concepts that support English,underpinned by the skills needed for literatecitizenship.
? Full coverage of the Australian Curriculum: Englishcontent descriptions allows students to achieve year levelstandards
? The text is always at the centre of the learning
? Differentiated activities provide all students withan entry point to the texts through a Getting started, Workingthrough and Going further grading
? Sub-unit structure allows for a dip-in, dip-outapproach
? Wordsmiths or mini-workshops drill down to teach keyskills in a Tell me, Show me, Let me do it process
? Ready to Read prepares less able readers to engagewith the texts
? Asian and Indigenous texts are featured along withclassic, world, Australian and contemporary texts
? 'Need to know' explains key terms at point of needso that students learn English's metalanguage
? Language, Literature and Literacy links connect tothe Australian Curriculum content descriptions
? Wide variety of assessment options at the end ofevery unit with rubrics to guide students.
English is ... English for the Australian CurriculumYear 10 and eBookPLUS is a hard-copy of thestudent text accompanied by eBookPLUS.
> eBookPLUS resources include:
? Access from any digital devicePC/MAC/iPad/Android Tablet.
? Worksheets - Word documents designed for easycustomisation and editing.
? Interactivities and games to reinforce and enhancestudent learning.
? eLessons - engaging video clips and supportingmaterial.
? Weblinks to relevant support material on theinternet.
? ProjectsPLUS - unique ICT-based projects thatprovide opportunities for students to demonstrate creativity,thinking skills and teamwork.