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Great Expectations 1 - Textbook & Portfolio Set

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Great Expectations 1 is a first-year textbook for the new English course leading to the Junior Cycle Student Award (JCSA). Great Expectations 2 will complete the course.

Features of Great Expectations 1

  • Learning Expectations are stated at the beginning of each chapter
  • Tasks throughout the chapters are clearly laid out under recognisable headings (literacy, numeracy, drawing, research, writing, reading, etc.)
  • Differentiation to suit a range of abilities is at the core of the choice of material and accompanying tasks
  • Checklists and self-assessment tasks encourage assessment for learning
  • Grammar is integrated into each chapter and reinforced in the topics and tasks
  • Assessment is incorporated into each chapter leading to an end-of-chapter assessment
  • Pairwork and Groupwork are encouraged regularly and where appropriate
  • Peer assessment is encouraged with the ‘swap copies’ signal
  • Oral Language tasks are integrated in a natural way throughout each chapter

School Level: Secondary

Class: Junior Cert

Subject: English

ISBN-10: 190937699X

ISBN-13: 9781909376991

Barcode: 9781909376991

Publisher: Educate.ie

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Author: Catherine Leddin

Product: Book

Format: Softback

Edition: 1st Edition

Language: English

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Publication Date: 2014

Great Expectations 1 is a first-year textbook for the new English course leading to the Junior Cycle Student Award (JCSA). Great Expectations 2 will complete the course.

Features of Great Expectations 1

  • Learning Expectations are stated at the beginning of each chapter
  • Tasks throughout the chapters are clearly laid out under recognisable headings (literacy, numeracy, drawing, research, writing, reading, etc.)
  • Differentiation to suit a range of abilities is at the core of the choice of material and accompanying tasks
  • Checklists and self-assessment tasks encourage assessment for learning
  • Grammar is integrated into each chapter and reinforced in the topics and tasks
  • Assessment is incorporated into each chapter leading to an end-of-chapter assessment
  • Pairwork and Groupwork are encouraged regularly and where appropriate
  • Peer assessment is encouraged with the ‘swap copies’ signal
  • Oral Language tasks are integrated in a natural way throughout each chapter

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