This series helps teachers to cover all the key objectives of National Literacy Strategy at Key Stage 3 with over 50 pages of photocopiable activities per book. Minimal teacher preparation required.Each topic section includes a "lesson starter" to use with the whole class (an OHP sheet, a handout or cards), a consolidation activity to reinforce the skill, and an extension activity to challenge more able pupils.A flexible resource that teachers can use to complement core scheme(s), use for homework, extra practice and so on and includes helpful notes for teachers.Compatible with the 5-14 Guidelines for Scotland and the Curriculum for Northern Ireland.Over 150,000 sales of the Developing Literacy series at Key Stage 2.
Ray and Christine were the authors of Developing Literacy at Key Stages 1 and 2. They have written extensively for secondary level, including "Spelling First", "Grammar First" and "Write First" (Nelson Thornes), "KS3 SATS English" (Hodder) and "Framework Focus" (Letts). Ray Barker was Director of Projects and Consultancy at the National Literacy Association. He has been closely involved with the National Literacy Strategy. Christine Moorcroft is an educational consultant and an OFSTED inspector.