At the 2016 Educational Publishing Association Awards, Pearson English 7-10 2nd edition, Activity Books
The Second Edition of the Pearson English 9 Activity Book offers updated texts, activities, design and coverage of the Australian Curriculum: English. It caters for students of all abilities, including students with English as an Additional Language.
The Pearson English Activity Books are designed to develop and consolidate students’ knowledge and understanding of the English language and grammar. They integrate cumulative learning in the Language strand of the curriculum, as well as in the Literature and Literacy strands.
Using the Activity Books, students develop higher order language and literacy skills. They are supported with a solid language foundation, clear explanations and scaffolded learning. Students are exposed to rich and varied literature sources and text types, including contemporary and classic texts, Australian Aboriginal storytelling and news articles.
Each level of the Activity Books includes core units which offer clear Language explanations followed by scaffolded activities to use the language in context and build on grammar, vocabulary, spelling, reading and writing skills. At the back of the book, four revision units support students in preparing for summative assessment. Teachers will also find extension activities, tests, pedagogical support, Australian Curriculum correlation charts and more online for free.
|Unit 1||Parts of speech 1 (Revision) - Visual, Novel extract|
|Unit 2||Parts of speech 2 (Revision) - Visual, Novel extract|
|Unit 3||Parts of speech 3 (Revision) - Autobiography extract|
|Unit 4||Verbs and verb tenses - Novel extracts|
|Unit 5||Writing sentences (Revision) - Novel extract|
|Unit 6||Subject and predicate (Revision)|
|Unit 8||Word order - Novel extract|
|Unit 9||Punctuation 1 (Revision) - Novel extract|
|Unit 10||Punctuation 2 (Revision)|
|Unit 11||Figures of speech 1 (Revision)|
|Unit 12||Figures of speech 2 (Revision) - Novel extract|
|Unit 13||Figures of speech 3 (Revision)|
|Unit 15||Idioms - Novel extract, Short story|
|Unit 16||Paradoxes and euphemisms - Visual|
|Unit 17||Persuasive techniques - Letter, Visual|
|Unit 18||Symbolism - Visual symbols|
|Unit 20||Synonyms and antonyms - Novel extract|
|Unit 21||Homonyms - Visual|
|Unit 22||Direct/indirect speech and active/passive voice - Novel extract|
|Unit 23||Developing paragraphs 1 - Informative extract|
|Unit 24||Developing paragraphs 2 - Informative extracts|
|Unit 25||Developing paragraphs 3 - Biography|
|Revision 1||Units 1–10|
|Revision 2||Units 11–15|
|Revision 3||Units 12–21 - Novel extract|
|Revision 4||Units 22–25 - News article|