A brand new Second and Third Year English text designed and written for the new Junior Cycle. The text, which is supported by a Student Portfolio, follows on from the very successful Spirals but can also be used with other textbooks.
Contains 16 units providing interesting and stimulating analysis of poetry, drama, film and non-literary texts
Full exploration of key prescribed texts including exciting units on Of Mice and Men, Son of Rambow, Romeo and Juliet, Blood Brothers and To Kill a Mockingbird
Creative and in-depth coverage of over 20 poems with a close study of three poets
Aligned with Framework for Junior Cycle and the English Specification
Units guided by all 39 learning outcomes essential to the Junior Cycle
Carefully layered activities for all levels and abilities
Tasks for pair and group work
Specific focus on oral presentation skills
Strong focus on the development of students’ oral skills throughout
Clear and easy-to-follow layout
Integrated e-portfolio tasks in each unit
Units designed to prepare students for both the exam in 3rd Year and the school-based components
Formative assessment methods embedded in every unit.