Literature

Analysing Texts

Analysing Texts is an invaluable resource for students needing to understand how composers from diverse contexts craft texts that speak to various audiences for different purposes. Genre, form, style and literary techniques are investigated in detail, using annotated extracts drawn from many historical, cultural and social contexts.

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Appreciating Poetry

In Appreciating Poetry poems are grouped according to theme or in order to illustrate an aspect of the techniques of poetry. The selection comprises poems commonly studied by Year 9-10 students, covering the complete range of poetry in English from Chaucer to the present day.

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English Workbook 1

This popular, stimulating workbook for junior secondary has been fully revised for the Australian Curriculum.

Book 1 provides a strong foundation for secondary English studies, introducing the skills that students will require for further studies. Each unit builds on the last to introduce new concepts and guide students through the building blocks of narrative and poetic texts.

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English Workbook 2

This popular, stimulating workbook for Year 8 has been fully revised for the Australian Curriculum.

Book 2 builds on the skills and knowledge introduced in Book 1, using a clear, logical sequence to introduce each new concept. The units guide students through understanding different perspectives, and how to tailor their persuasive writing accordingly. This workbook also features a strong focus on vocabulary and parsing words to discover meaning. To view a full topic list, download the Table of Contents.

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English Workbook 3

This popular, stimulating workbook for Year 9 has been fully revised for the Australian Curriculum.
The workbook takes a logical and sequential developmental approach, with new skills and knowledge introduced in each unit, reinforcing and building on existing skills. The units start with the exploring the familiar, teen life, and then use it as a base to explore more challenging concepts and to develop analytical and creative skills. For a complete list of topics, download the Table of Contents.

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English Workbook 4

This popular, stimulating workbook for Year 10 has been fully revised for the Australian Curriculum.
Book 4 takes a logical and sequential developmental approach, introducing important communication skills then illustrating how to employ them persuasively, and identify persuasive elements in other texts, while reinforcing skills introduced in previous books.

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Enjoying More Poetry

$48.99 Year Level: 7, 8, 9, 10ISBN: 9780333356555 Buy now Enjoying More Poetry  Rex Sadler / Tom Hayllar  This book adopts an approach to the sensitive world of the poet, similar to the approach of Enjoying Poetry. Enjoying More Poetry is suitable for junior secondary students. Contents include:The five sensesIn the outbackSimilaritiesFolks and familyMetaphorsChalk and talkPersonificationThe world of…

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Enjoying Poetry

$48.99 Year Level: 7, 8, 9, 10ISBN: 9780333299722 Buy now Enjoying Poetry  Rex Sadler / Tom Hayllar / Clifford Powell  Enjoying Poetry encourages students to examine poems critically and thoughtfully, to see what the poet is driving at, and to consider how well he or she is saying it. This book combines discussion and writing, examines ideas and feelings,…

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Focus on English 10

These brand new workbooks cover essential English skills through a carefully sequenced program that enables students to develop and reinforce their literature, language and literacy skills. Based around high-interest topics and relevant literature, the units will inspire discussion and provide meaningful contexts for language and literacy learning.

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Focus on English 7

This brand new year 7 workbook covers essential English skills through a carefully sequenced program that enables students to develop and reinforce their literature, language and literacy skills. The workbook is based around high-interest topics including fables, the graphic novels, advertising, comic strips and journey through time, and features engaging texts for students to analyse and evaluate.

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