How to Teach GCSE English Re-Sits to Disaffected Students at Post-16
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From the author of the hugely successful SPaG Book and its best-selling follow-up Outstanding Literacy comes the ultimate guide to teaching GCSE English re-sits at Post-16.
This book focuses on five key themes:
1. Teaching English;
2. Teaching students who’ve failed to secure a C grade grade 5 in English at secondary school and are therefore bound by legislation to sit the exam again, up to the age of eighteen or until they ‘pass’;
3. Teaching students who are likely to be feeling disaffected, disenfranchised and demotivated by the prospect of once again studying a subject they didn’t pass the first time around, even after eleven years of formal education;
4. Teaching students who are, by definition of re-sitting a subject they’ve previously failed, ‘less able’ or ‘lower performing’ than their peers who passed it aged sixteen; and
5. Teaching students who are now in some form of post-16 education or training, most likely in a sixth form college or further education institution, and are therefore to be considered ‘adult students’.
Part One is about the teaching of GCSE English re-sits at post-16 and offers sage and practical advice on:
•How to teach adult students
•How to teach disaffected students
•How to teach less able students
•How to teach post-16 students
•How to teach re-sits
•How to teach large groups of students
•How to teach small groups of students
•How to teach through explanations and modelling
•How to teach through assessment
•How to teach through classroom debates
Part Two is about the leadership of GCSE English re-sits at post-16 and proffers expert opinion on:
•How to lead an English team
•How to lead on attendance
•How to lead on behaviour
•How to lead on staffing
•How to lead on timetabling
Part Three opens the lid of the teacher’s toolbox and looks in detail at all aspects of:
•The new GCSEs
•The assessment objectives explained
•The learning outcomes explained
•How to teach SPaG
•How to teach reading comprehension
•How to teach writing
The book ends with a detailed glossary of key terms for GCSE English success.
This book is used as a core text in the Education and Training Foundation’s national English Enhancement Programme.
Published by Autus Books UK
- Category: Education
- Published: 14 March 2017
- Publisher: Autus Books
- Print Length: 236 Pages
- Language: English