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  1. Essential Reading 8 items
    These core texts will provide a starting point for academic work.
    1. The teacher's guide to grammar - Deborah Cameron 2007

      Book Essential

    2. Chapter 4 Living Language, live debates: grammar and Standard English - Debra Myhill

      Chapter Essential

    3. Learning to teach English in the secondary school: a companion to school experience - Jon Davison, Caroline Daly 2014

      Book Essential

    4. English teaching in the secondary school: linking theory and practice - Michael Fleming, David Stevens 2010

      Book Essential

    5. Literacy and education - James Paul Gee 2015

      Book Essential

    6. Curriculum and assessment in English 11 to 19: a better plan - John Richmond, Andrew Burn, Peter Dougill, Angela Goddard 2017

      Book Essential

  2. English teaching 7 items
    Theory and issues
    1. Debates in English teaching - Jon Davison, Caroline Daly, John Moss 2011

      Book Further reading

    2. Secondary English: planning for learning in the classroom - Nicholas McGuinn, Nicola Onyett 2011

      Book Further reading

    3. The art of teaching secondary English: innovative and creative approaches - David Stevens, Nicholas McGuinn 2004

      Book Further reading

    4. Teaching English, language and literacy - Dominic Wyse, Russell Jones 2008

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    5. Rethinking English in schools: towards a new and constructive stage - Viv Ellis, Carol Fox, Brian V. Street 2009

      Book Essential

    6. Researching and teaching reading: developing pedagogy through critical enquiry - Gabrielle Cliff Hodges, National Association for the Teaching of English 2016

      Book Further reading

  3. Grammar and language study 17 items
    This section includes recent research on effective approaches to teaching grammar.
    1. Grammar in the classroom 3 items
      The following texts focus on practice.
      1. Creative approaches to teaching grammar: developing your students as writers and readers - Martin Illingworth, Nick Hall 2016

        Book Further reading

      2. Grammar survival: a teacher's toolkit - Geoff Barton 2005

        Book Essential

      3. The teacher's guide to grammar - Deborah Cameron 2007

        Book Essential

    2. Grammar reference works 6 items
      You may find other texts which suit you better but these are a good starting point.
      1. Rediscover grammar - David Crystal, Edward McLachlan 1988

        Book Further reading

      2. Discourse analysis: from grammar to society - James Paul Gee 2017

        Book Further reading

      3. A beginner's guide to discourse analysis - Sean Sutherland 2016

        Book Further reading

      4. An introduction to English language: word, sound and sentence - Koenraad Kuiper, W. Scott Allan 2017

        Book Further reading

    3. Grammar and policy 1 item
      1. Beyond the grammar wars: a resource for teachers and students on developing language knowledge in the English/literacy classroom - Terry Locke 2010

        Book Further reading

    4. Articles on grammar and teaching 7 items
      Most of the items in the list are based on Debra Myhill's 'Grammar for Writing' project.
      1. Playful explicitness with grammar: a pedagogy for writing - Debra Myhill, Susan Jones, Annabel Watson, Helen Lines 07/2013

        Article Essential

  4. Teaching Literature 7 items
    1. The Challenges and Opportunities for Engaging with Poetry - Nicolas McGuinn

      Chapter Essential Read for seminar on 19th September

    2. Teaching English texts, 11-18 - Sue Dymoke 2009

      Book Further reading

    3. Drafting and assessing poetry: a guide for teachers - Sue Dymoke, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    4. Teaching Shakespeare - Rex Gibson 1998

      Book Essential

    5. Shakespeare's language - Rex Gibson 1997

      Book Further reading

  5. Teaching reading 6 items
    1. Researching and teaching reading: developing pedagogy through critical enquiry - Gabrielle Cliff Hodges, National Association for the Teaching of English 2016

      Book Essential

    2. Supporting Students Reading Complex Texts - Dan Reynolds, Amanda Goodwin 08/2016

      Article Further reading

    3. Reading Workshop (January) 2 items
  6. Teaching writing 7 items
    Practical guides for classroom activities.
    1. Writing voices: creating communities of writers - Teresa Cremin, Debra Myhill 2012

      Book Further reading

    2. Jumpstart!: Literacy : games and activities for ages 7-14 - Pie Corbett 2006

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    3. How to teach poetry writing at Key Stage 3 - Pie Corbett 2002

      Book Further reading

    4. Developing children's non-fiction writing: working with writing frames - Maureen Lewis, David Wray c1995

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    5. Does it have to rhyme?: teaching children to write poetry - Sandy Brownjohn 1980

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  7. Literacy studies 11 items
    Recent research and debates on literacy.
    1. Teaching literacy: using texts to enhance learning - David Wray 2004

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    2. Literacy in the secondary school - Maureen Lewis, David Wray 2000

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    3. Literacy and education: understanding the new literacy studies in the classroom - Kate Pahl, Jennifer Rowsell 2012

      Book Further reading

    4. Literacy and power - Hilary Janks 2010

      Book Further reading

    5. Beyond the grammar wars: a resource for teachers and students on developing language knowledge in the English/literacy classroom - Terry Locke 2010

      Book Essential

    6. Differently literate: boys, girls and the schooling of literacy - Elaine Millard, ebrary, Inc 1997 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    7. Travel notes from the new literacy studies: instances of practice - Kate Pahl, Jennifer Rowsell, ebrary, Inc c2006 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    8. On being literate - Margaret Meek Spencer 1992

      Book Further reading

  8. Drama in English 3 items
    1. Beginning drama, 11-14 - Jonothan Neelands 1997 (2000 printing)

      Book Further reading

    2. Developing drama skills 11-14 - Joss Bennathan 2000

      Book Further reading

    3. The English teacher's drama handbook: from theory to practice - Nicholas McGuinn 2014

      Book Essential

  9. Additional readings for January 4 items
  10. Teaching Oracy 1 item