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Edges Student Book 1 By Imelda Pilgrim

Edges Student Book 1
by Imelda Pilgrim

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Edges Student Book 1 Summary

Edges Student Book 1 by Imelda Pilgrim

  • Each Student Book contains six units which can be used progressively or selectively, to fit in with your scheme of work.
  • Key objectives and assessment focuses are clustered together to provide effective coverage of the Framework and National Curriculum requirements.
  • Formative and summative assessment are integrated throughout - including progress checks, feedback and end-of-unit assessment tasks.
  • Each unit includes additional special features 'Sharpen Punctuation' and 'Sharpen Spelling' which allow students to focus on key areas of punctuation and grammar.

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Table of Contents


1. Dreadful tales

  • The bigger picture
  • Structure of a story
  • Setting and atmosphere
  • Character
  • Dialogue
  • Comparing stories
  • Assessment task: writing a short story

2. Ways with words

  • The bigger picture
  • How do we use language?
  • Working out meaning
  • Formal or informal?
  • Presenting information texts
  • Formal language in information texts
  • Words and images
  • Presenting your ideas
  • Assessment task: planning and performing a presentation

3. Poetry power

  • The bigger picture
  • Exploring poetry
  • How poets organise ideas
  • Playing with language
  • Investigating poetic techniques
  • Rhythm and rhyme
  • Showing your understanding of poetry
  • Assessment task: comparing two poems

4. Capture the moment

  • The bigger picture
  • Remembering recount texts
  • Retelling a story
  • Interpreting details
  • Thinking about tense
  • Making predictions
  • Reading meaning in pictures
  • Examining a writer's techniques
  • Assessment task: writing a recount text

5. Top tips

  • The bigger picture
  • What is advice?
  • Purpose and audience
  • Ways of giving advice
  • Offering your own advice
  • Formal advice
  • Language in advice texts
  • Influencing readers
  • Assessment task: evaluating a website

6. Fantastic fiction

  • The bigger picture
  • Understanding genre
  • Exploring openings
  • Setting the scene
  • Character and setting
  • Narrative techniques
  • Exploring tone
  • Influencing readers
  • Assessment task: assessing how a writer uses language

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Edges Student Book 1 by Imelda Pilgrim
Imelda Pilgrim
Used - Very Good
Pearson Education Limited
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