Author(s): Nerrida Prosser
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.
Pearson English 9 Activity Book Second Edition Contents: Introduction 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 7 Gerunds 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 14 Allusions 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 19 Colloquialisms 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