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Oxford English 2 : Knowledge and Skills  : Student Textbook + Obook - Australian Curriculum - Paul Grover

Oxford English 2 : Knowledge and Skills

Student Textbook + Obook - Australian Curriculum

Book with Other Items Published: 28th February 2013
ISBN: 9780195522471

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Student Book + obook

Oxford English is a new series for the Australian Curriculum: English. This blended print and digital title has a strong emphasis on the language and literacy strands of the Australian Curriculum: English and provides students with a firm grounding in grammar and language use.

The obook is a cloud-based web-book available anywhere, anytime, on any device, navigated by topic or by ‘page view’. As well as containing the student text, this obook offers additional literature units focusing on texts relevant to the cross-curriculum priorities, as well as popular classic and contemporary texts.

The Oxford English series offers:

  • integrated coverage of the Australian Curriculum: English for years 7–9
  • 25 focused units per book, covering grammar, punctuation, comprehension, reading, writing, spelling and vocabulary
  • a wealth of engaging literary, non-literary and digital texts used as stimulus
  • a flexible format with room for student answers in the write-in workbooks, or in the accompanying digital obooks
  • extensive literature material including a range of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Asian texts, as well as those that link to the sustainability cross-curricular priority.

Part 1 Using words — exploring parts of speech

Unit 1 Nouns name — collective and compound nouns
Unit 2 Nouns name — number agreement in sentences
Unit 3 Adjectives add — compound and other types of adjectives
Unit 4 Adjectives add — positive, comparative and superlative adjectives
Unit 5 Pronouns in place — different types of pronouns
Unit 6 Verbs alive — subject and verb must agree
Unit 7 Verbs alive — the verb ‘to be’, continuous and perfect tenses
Unit 8 Actively adverbs — positive, comparative and superlative adverbs
Unit 9 Preposition position — useful tips and helpful hints
Unit 10 Conjunctions connect — coordinating and subordinating conjunctions

Part 2 Building sentences — organising words and creating sentences

Unit 11 Sorting sentences — compound and complex sentences
Unit 12 Sorting sentences — ambiguous and run-on sentences, and sentence fragments
Unit 13 Finding phrases — prepositional and participial phrases
Unit 14 Capturing clauses — noun, adjectival and adverbial clauses

Part 3 Exploring language in use — using punctuation and other language devices

Unit 15 Punctuation punch — dashes, brackets and ellipsis points
Unit 16 Punctuation punch — quotation marks for special words and expressions
Unit 17 The world of words — alliteration, assonance and onomatopoeia
Unit 18 The world of words — similes, metaphors, personification and hyperbole
Unit 19 The world of words — shades of meaning, allusions and modality
Unit 20 Handling homonyms — what homonyms are and how to use them

Part 4 Creating texts — composing texts and using text features

Unit 21 Spelling success — confusing and challenging words
Unit 22 Text tips — purpose, audience and register
Unit 23 Text tips — developing descriptions
Unit 24 Text tips — narrative writing resources
Unit 25 Text tips — pinpoint persuasive writing

obook only content

Enrich Literature Units

Maralinga, the Anangu Story
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Inanimate Alice
The Binna Binna Man
The Dream of the Thylacine
The Knife of Never Letting Go
The Highwayman
Antipodes: poetic responses

ISBN: 9780195522471
ISBN-10: 0195522478
Series: Oxford English Knowledge & Skills
Audience: Primary / High School
For Grades: 8
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 28th February 2013
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.58

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