Phoenix English Skills: Reading & Writing

Author: John and Jenny Barwick, Publisher: Phoenix
$19.95
SKU
9781876580278

Reading and Writing is one of four workbooks in the Phoenix English Skills series for junior secondary students. It features sets of reading, writing and comprehension exercises and activities dealing with:

  • narrative - novel
  • narrative - short story
  • poetry - ballad
  • review
  • factual description
  • information report
  • journal
  • procedure
  • factual recount
  • literary recount
  • exposition
  • explanation
  • discussion
  • real life - table
  • real life - fact file

Each section is introduced with a brief explanation and revision, followed by exercises ranging in degree of difficulty from basic revision to challenging. All exercises have answers in a separate section.

It can be used for:

  • classroom exercises
  • homework
  • assessment
  • extra work
  • revision

Other titles in the Phoenix English Skills series are:

  • Grammar and Punctuation
  • Spelling and Vocabulary
  • Advanced Reading and Writing
  • Teacher Resource Book 1 (Year 7)
  • Teacher Resource Book 2 (Year 8)

Reading and Writing Contents

1 Gold Town Narrative [novel]
2 The Stranger on the Stairs Narrative [short story]
3 The Streets of Forbes [Poetry (ballad)]
4 Latest Release Doomed to Success [Review]
5 Sumo Wrestlers[Factual description 1]
6 Canberra [Factual description 2]
7 Cities [Information report]
8 John McDouall Stuart Finds Central Mount Stuart [Journal]
9 How to Make a Barometer [Procedure]
10 Thunderstorm Terror [Factual recount]
11 Hunted [Literary recount]
12 Killer Cats, Rabid Rabbits and Treacherous Toads [Exposition 1]
13 Junk Food, or just Good Food? [Exposition 2]
14 How Coal is Made [Explanation]
15 Should Charity Begin at Home? [Discussion 1]
16 Is Tourism Good for Australia? [Discussion 2]
17 Some of Australia's Worst Shipping Disasters [Real life 1- table]
18 Temperature Extremes in Australia [Real life 2 - table]
19 Olympic Volunteer Fact File [Real life 3 - fact file]
20 Communication in Australia [Real life 4 -fact file]

More Information
Year Level Year 7, Year 8
ISBN 9781876580278
Subject English