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Oxford English 4 : Knowledge and Skills  : Student Textbook + Obook - Australian Curriculum - Paul Grover

Oxford English 4 : Knowledge and Skills

Student Textbook + Obook - Australian Curriculum

Book with Other Items Published: 8th January 2014
ISBN: 9780195526912

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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 7–10
  • 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 and spelling

1 Nouns name
2 Adjectives add and pronouns in place
3 Verbs alive and actively adverbs
4 Prepositions, conjunctions, interjections and articles
5 English from other times and places
6 Spelling success – strategies and resources
7 Spelling success – spelling slips and prefixes/suffixes

  Part 2: Building sentences – combining words and creating sentences

8 Senior English vocabulary – A to G
9 Senior English vocabulary – H to Z
10 Sentence structures, clauses and phrases
11 Building cohesive and well-crafted texts

Part 3: Exploring language in use – using punctuation and other language devices

12 Punctuation punch – power to write, power to read
13 Punctuation punch – preparing for senior English
14 World of Words 1 – active/passive voice to exposition
15 World of Words 2 – formal language to narrator
16 World of Words 3 – objective writing to rhetorical questions
17 World of Words 4 – rhyme to understatement

Part 4: Creating texts – composing texts and using text features

18 Genres in English – narratives, responses, expositions
19 Persuasive and evaluative language
20 Rhetorical language and appropriations
21 The language of ideas and arguments
22 The language of creative and comedic writing
23 Exploring language in fiction and poetry texts
24 Looking at language in visual texts
25 Investigating language in media, multimedia and digital texts

obook only content

Enrich Literature Units

Chenxi and the Foreigner
The Hunger Games
Bran Nue Dae
Land’s Edge
The Rabbits
Linda Burney ‘2003 Maiden speech’
The Happiest Refugee
Our Choice

ISBN: 9780195526912
ISBN-10: 0195526910
Series: Oxford English Knowledge & Skills
Audience: Primary / High School
For Grades: 10
Format: Book with Other Items
Language: English
Published: 8th January 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.72

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