Text Types for Primary Schools Book 3 Second Edition [On backorder until Apr 2020]

Author: Peter Durkin, Virginia Ferguson, Heather Sperring, Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Text Types for Primary Schools is an engaging and innovative series, designed to assist students to write in a variety of text types according to their needs and purposes. The books provide relevant and challenging writing models that reflect the aims of all current state curriculum documents.

Series Features

  • Starter book presented in a new portrait format is presented in a larger format to allow for young students' needs for extra space to draw and write their responses
  • A new text type has been included in this edition – for the Starter Book: Transactional texts, and for Books 1–6: Transactional texts and Biography
  • Specific text types have been re-organised from simplest to hardest text types under the two main headings: Factual and Literary Texts.
  • Books 1–6 are divided into 26 units of work, and each unit focuses on a specific text type.
  • Each unit consists of two pages and includes the following features:
    • a model of a particular text type
    • a corresponding page for students to practise this text type in context
    • additional ideas and activities to extend students' knowledge of the different text types
    • scope and sequence chart
    • progress chart to keep track of the student's work
    • student self-assessment page
    • overview of the topic content for all text types featured in the series.
More Information
Year Level Year 3
Edition 2nd
Date of Publication 20 June 2006
ISBN 9780195555479
Subject English