The NATE Bookshop is a fantastic source of support for all teachers of English. The mix of NATE's own titles and carefully chosen books from other publishers creates a unique range, incorporating very practical classroom resources as well as a variety of titles addressing theory and practice.
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NATE has recently formed a publishing partnership with Routledge Publishers, and an exciting new list is now in production. The first titles to be published, now available in the Bookshop, are a brand new edition of a popular CD by Trevor Millum and Chris Warren, now entitled Unlocking Poetry - An Inspirational Resource for Teaching GCSE Literature and a valuable addition to any A Level teacher's repertoire: Teaching English Language 16-19: A comprehensive guide for teachers of AS/A2 level English Language (Teaching English Literature 16-19 will be published in June 2013). You can find information about this and all forthcoming titles on the Routledge site. You can order all NATE Routledge titles from the NATE Bookshop, with a 10% minimum discount for NATE members.
Series Editor: Sue Dymoke
Written by a team of experienced teachers, the Critical Reading at Post-16 series uses innovative approaches tried and tested in the classroom. Students are encouraged to explore their developing critical responses during the different stages of textual study through a range of carefully structured oral, visual and written activities. Each title includes extensive opportunities for independent study as well as work in the classroom.
The Critical Reading series is designed to help students to prepare for both the examination and coursework assessment requirements of their post-16 Literature courses whilst also offering valuable opportunities for Language study. The materials focus on:
All the titles are available in class sets of 6 and 30. Please contact the NATE office for further details. Tel 0114 255 5419 or email NATE Office
A long awaited title in the Critical Reading at Post-16 series on Tennessee Williams' most celebrated play. A Streetcar Named Desire features a range of challenging activities ideally suited to students preparing both for AS and A2 examinations. These include: tension tracking; exploration of oppositions and themes such as dream and reality, masculinity and femininity; activities on key contexts and connections as well as detailed consideration of critical interpretations and performances.
Advice is offered to students on addressing the AS/A2 assessment objectives in their study of the play. A wide range of essay and coursework questions are provided which are suitable for use with many different examination courses.
Tom Stoppard's ironic drama spans two different periods of history in its exploration of issues as diverse as determinism versus free will, classicism and romanticism and the deduction of historial truth.
The Critical Reading post-16 guide provides invaluable materials on subjects such as mathematical and scientific discovery and the history of garden design and will give students sound strategies for unravelling the complexities of this challenging text.
Toni Morrison's challenging and poetic novel tells a haunting story of one woman's attempted flight from slavery.
This Critical Reading post-16 guide uses a range of active strategies and critical materials which will help students to map a route through the text and to arrive at an understanding of the way Morrison has drawn on the terrible history of slavery to inform her work.
John Webster's dazzling drama is set in the turbulent world of the Duchess's palace and raises many issues about the nature of tragedy and revenge.
The Critical Reading post-16 guide includes a range of critical material which will help students to develop their ideas about tragedy and historical contexts as well as to visualise the staging of the play and its intriguing cast of characters.
Margaret Atwood explores issues of freedom and the nature of history in this compelling nightmare vision of the future set in the republic of Gilead.
This Critical Reading post-16 guide provides a variety of practical ways into the novel which will enable students to explore their developing interpretations of the issues as well as to consider how the text connects with Atwood?s poetry, prose and other critical writing.