Nelson Thornes Framework English 1 --
Skills in Fiction

By Geoff Reilly & Wendy Wren
August 2002
Nelson Thornes, UK
ISBN: 0-7487-6541-7
112 Pages
$26.50 paper original

Comprehensive Key Stage 3 English scheme that reflects National Literacy Strategy priorities by spanning both non-fiction and fiction text-types in twin student books. Nelson Thornes Framework English equips your department with complete reassurance. Each student text provides 18 sections of themed stimulus texts plus differentiated activities at word, sentence and text levels meeting the requirements of the English Framework. They have a rigorous approach to developing writing skills that follows a consistent pattern in order to provide both continuity with and progression from Key Stage 2. They have suggestions for National Literacy Strategy - recommended lesson structures are provided in a separate teacher's guide. Extra support for students struggling to reach Level 4 is provided in a separate copymaster resource book, as well as assessment materials modeled on the end-of-year tests. Differentiated extension work is provided at the end of each unit giving a choice of writing tasks, centered on the unit theme, enabling students to revise earlier writing styles.

Unit 1 There are more things in heaven and earth
1 The Canterville Ghost Oscar Wilde
2 Dracula Bram Stoker
3 The Silver Wolf Alice Borchadt
Unit 2 I have a dream
1 The Chocolate War Robert Cormier
2 Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
3 Metamorphosis Franz Kafka
Unit 3 As one great furnace flamed
1 Black Beauty Anna Sewell
2 Ash Road Ivan Southall
3 Lord of the Flies William Golding
Unit 4 Red in tooth and claw
1 'Badger' John Clare
2 'Foxes Among the Lambs' Ernest G Moll
3 'My Mother Saw a Dancing Bear' Charles Causley
Unit 5 Let slip the dogs of war
1 War Game Michael Foreman
2 Mission Control: Hannibal One Len Deighton
3 The War of the Worlds H G Wells
Unit 6 All the world's a stage
1 Animal Rights M Church and B Tadman
2 Kidsplay John Lee
3 Bugsy Malone Alan Parker

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