English for Queensland Units 1&2 Student book + obook assess

First Edition

Kelli McGraw, Lindsay Williams, Sophie Johnson

English for Queensland Units 1&2 Student book + obook assess

First Edition

Kelli McGraw, Lindsay Williams, Sophie Johnson

ISBN:

9780190313098

Binding:

Paperback + obook

Published:

10 Dec 2018

Availability:

999

Series:

$49.95 AUD

$56.99 NZD

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Description

The new Queensland Senior English syllabus (implementation from 2019) affects all aspects of teaching and learning – new teaching content, new course structure and a new approach to assessment. As EPAA Secondary Publisher of the Year 2017, 2018 and 2019, Oxford University Press is committed to helping teachers and students in Queensland reach their full potential.

Our brand new two-volume series, English for Queensland, is designed to exemplify possible learning pathways and model approaches to text analysis and creation by providing depth and complete coverage of the new syllabus in format that encourages all students to succeed. Units 1 & 2 (Book 1) and Units 3 & 4 (Book 2).

Key features include:

  • Comprehensive coverage of the new syllabus, building on key knowledge and skills from junior English
  • Assessment support and resources including exam preparation and practice
  • Highly engaging write-in textbook format with direct and concise style
  • Sequencing of key content scaffolds student learning and aids navigation
  • Explores a range of engaging texts including classics, contemporary and media texts (including digital, multimodal and visual texts)
  • Supports differentiated teaching with a range of appropriately levelled ‘Your Turn’ questions and activities or each section
  • An English Toolkit which is a stand-alone reference section that explains the structure of the syllabus, supports the acquisition of key skills and provides practical tips for success in English
  • Additional digital learning resources to support both teachers and students.

Contents

Units 1 & 2

Part A: How to Think About Texts in English

Chapter 1: Ways into interpreting and creating

Part B: Perspectives in Texts

Chapter 2: Communicating and analysing experiences

Chapter 3: Finding your voice

Chapter 4: Sharing your position

Part C: Texts and Culture

Chapter 5: Representing identity and culture

Chapter 6: Shaping stories

Chapter 7: Close analysis and finding meaning

Part D: Toolkit for Creating and Comprehending

Chapter 8: Selection of templates, scaffolds, annotated sample responses, practice assessment tasks and glossary

Authors

Dr Kelli McGraw 
Dr Kelli McGraw is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology. Kelli currently teaches secondary English curriculum and draws on her prior experience teaching secondary school English and debating. Kelli is also the Treasurer of the English Teachers’ Association of Queensland (ETAQ).

Dr Lindsay Williams
Dr Lindsay Williams has been an educator in Queensland for 36 years, teaching English at both state and independent schools. He has also served on numerous curriculum committees and panels, has coordinated and taught teacher preparation courses, and creates curriculum resources for numerous organisations including Reading Australia. He is the current Vice President of the ETAQ.

Sophie Johnson
Sophie Johnson has been teaching Senior English in both independent and state schools in Queensland for over 10 years. She has also taught International Baccalaureate syllabuses and has worked with the QCAA in a range of roles. Sophie is an active member of the ETAQ.

Student Resources

This resource includes a physical copy of the Student book and access to obook assess which is a cloud-based obook that students can use anywhere, anytime on any device. 

obook assess provides Students with access to:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • a range of engaging worksheets for every chapter designed to consolidate and extend understanding of key content from the syllabus
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

Teacher Resources

This resource is supported by the English for Queensland Units 1 & 2 Teacher obook assess (ISBN: 9780190313135).

Teacher obook assess is available FREE to booklisting schools or schools that purchase a class set of 25 or more copies. Contact your Oxford Education Consultant via www.oup.com.au/contact to discuss your requirements and request a demonstration.

obook assess provides Teachers with access to:

  • detailed course planners, teacher notes and lesson plans
  • answers to all questions and assessment tasks in the Student book
  • chapter summary PowerPoint presentations and revision notes ideal for individual or whole-class revision
  • printable (and editable) assessment tasks and tests with answers
  • printable (and editable) practice exam with answers.

Teachers will have access to the following Student resources via obook assess:

  • a complete digital version of the Student book with added note-taking and bookmarking functionality
  • free Oxford Concise Dictionary look-up feature
  • a range of engaging worksheets for every chapter designed to consolidate and extend understanding of key content from the syllabus
  • a range of interactive, auto-correcting, multiple-choice assess quiz questions.

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