Resource Books for Teachers: Newspapers by Peter GrundyResource Books for Teachers: Newspapers by Peter Grundy

Resource Books for Teachers: Newspapers

byPeter GrundyEditorAlan Maley

Paperback | February 1, 1993

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This popular series gives teachers practical advice and guidance, along with resource ideas and materials for the classroom. The tasks and activities are clearly presented, and offer teachers the information they need about level, time, preparation, materials, classroom management,monitoring, and follow-up activities. Each book offers up to 100 ideas, as well as variations that encourage teachers to adapt the activities to suite their individual classrooms.
Alan Maley is currently a freelance consultant, and Series Editor for the Oxford University Press Resource Books for Teachers series.
Title:Resource Books for Teachers: NewspapersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:142 pages, 9.65 × 6.69 × 0.35 inPublished:February 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0194371921

ISBN - 13:9780194371926

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Table of Contents

Note: A full contents list at the front of the book provides a complete list of the activities, the suggested level at which each activity can be used, and the topic for each activity. The summary below aims to give a general idea of the book's organ ization.The author and series editorForewordIntroductionHow to use this book1. Working creatively with newspapersA short chapter inviting teachers to take stock of their existing knowledge and think about the kinds of new ideas that could be introduced into the classroom.2. Building confidence and familiarity (30 activities)Activities designed to make students feel that they can handle newspapers.3. Working with texts (22 activities)Text-based activities which require extensive, discriminating, authentic reading.4. Working with pictures (15 activities)Matching activities which treat texts and pictures as complementary and in a parallel relationship.5. Project work (14 activities)A range of ideas for project work, some requiring half a day's work, and others several days or even weeks.6. Personal responses (19 activities)Activities which bring together responses to newspaper materials and personal experiences, memories, and /AppendixBibliography

Editorial Reviews

'A superb contribution to language teaching and learning.' - Modern Language Journal