Author(s): Mark & Matheson, Leanne Stracey
At the 2016 Educational Publishing Association Awards, Pearson English 7-10 2nd edition, Activity Books were 'Highly Commended' in the category of * Student Resource - Junior - English/Humanities/Languages/Arts/Technologies/Health and Physical Education The Second Edition of the Pearson English 7 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.
Pearson English 7 Activity Book Second Edition Contents: Introduction Unit 1 Common nouns - Novel extract Unit 2 Proper nouns - Visual and informative Unit 3 Collective nouns Unit 4 Concrete and abstract nouns - Fiction Unit 5 Infinitive and regular verbs - Novel extract Unit 6 Regular and irregular verbs - Visual Unit 7 The verb 'to be' - Novel extract Unit 8 Adjectives - Novel extract Unit 9 Adjectives of comparison - Letter Unit 10 Personal pronouns - Novel extract Unit 11 Possessive pronouns - Myth Unit 12 Prepositions - Novel extract Unit 13 Conjunctions - Novel extract Unit 14 Paired conjunctions - Folktale Unit 15 Commas (Part 1) - Novel extract Unit 16 Commas (Part 2) - Novel extract Unit 17 Apostrophes (Part 1) - Visual and novel extract Unit 18 Apostrophes (Part 2) - Novel extract Unit 19 Capital letters - Letter Unit 20 Hyphens, brackets and dashes - Brochure Unit 21 Colons and semicolons - Novel extracts Unit 22 Quotation marks - Personal writing Unit 23 Question and exclamation marks - Reportage Unit 24 Homophones - Novel extract Unit 25 Prefixes and suffixes Unit 26 Latin word roots - Informative Unit 27 Word origins - Poem Unit 28 Specialist language - Advertisement Unit 29 Proofreading - Fiction Revision 1 Units 1-9 - Novel extract Revision 2 Units 9-14 - Novel extract Revision 3 Units 15-23 - Fiction Revision 4 Units 24-27 - Fiction