Spirals Pack - New Junior Cycle English - Textbook & Student Portfolio Workbook - Includes Free eBook

Spirals Pack - New Junior Cycle English - Textbook & Student Portfolio Workbook - Includes Free eBook

Spirals Pack - New Junior Cycle English - Textbook & Student Portfolio Workbook - Includes Free eBook

 €19.95
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A brand new First Year English text focusing specifically on the new Junior Certificate course. It covers the Strands, the Learning Outcomes and the Key Skills and delivers a range of digital resources in an enjoyable and engaging way.

• A rich and visually stimulating textbook with clear opportunities to address all Learning Outcomes
• Guidelines for the new Junior Cycle specification on poetry, story, drama and non-literary texts covered in detail
• All 22 Learning Outcomes for First Year aligned with suitable formative and summative assessment
Organised into nine units, with a mixture of drama, poetry, short stories, novels, and media, as well as themed units
• Reading, Writing and Oral Language Outcomes are fully integrated throughout the exercises, making learning real and enjoyable
• An ePortfolio activity introduced in every chapter
• Student-friendly Learning Outcomes signposted to aid teacher planning and assessment
• Differentiated texts and activities designed for a wide range of abilities and learning styles
• Imaginative, practical and creative activities to promote individual and group engagement
• Exercises and activities have been piloted in schools
• ‘Young Writer’s Workshop’ provides guidance on writing in various genres, together with samples of each style
• Rich models of language are a major feature of the book
• Includes activities incorporating the key skills of numeracy
• Promotes effective collaboration in the classroom
• Assessment, including peer assessment, of Learning Outcomes is a constant feature of the units
• FREE Teacher’s Resource Book
• FREE How to Create an ePortfolio e-book for teachers, to guide students on how to create and use ePortfolio systems and how to build digital artefacts
• FREE Spirals website; teachers and students can access a range of videos and interactive activities at www.edco.ie/spirals
• FREE Spirals Student Portfolio providing additional material, activities and tasks in a printed booklet which accompanies the Spirals textbook
• In addition to being a record-keeper for the year, the portfolio:
• Includes TAG feedback sheets, not included in the textbook
• Promotes autonomous learning through peer- and self-assessment sheets for both oral communication and written responses to further material, allowing for differentiation
• Contains a reading log for independent reading (and rating of texts)
• Delivers supplementary tasks and activities linked to any novel that is being read independently or as a class
• Perfect for the more able learners!
• Provides plenty of extra space for the re-drafting process