ENGLISH Kingdom 1 (Educate.ie)


Kingdom 1 is part of the only series produced for Junior Cycle English since the course was first examined. Includes FREE accompanying Portfolio/Grammar Primer book.

Units on: Writing With Purpose, Poetry and Song, Fiction, Media and Advertising, Stage and Screen, Relationships: A thematic approach

Each unit opens with a set of learning intentions and a discussion task to lead students to their own understanding of the genre
Material is carefully sequenced from basic building blocks to more complex concepts, with particular focus on the subset of 22 Learning Outcomes for First Year
Packed with fiction and non-fiction extracts, short stories, audio and video material, drama, graphic novels, media and infographics, and poems to offer plenty of variety and choice
Tasks are organised under five key headings: Discuss, Understand, Explore, Create, Investigate
‘Focus on’ feature highlights new poetic and literary devices, and new concepts are immediately reinforced with a range of integrated tasks
Work Together icon highlights opportunities for pair and group work
3 Up answer technique (Start Up, Back Up, Sum Up) gives students a simple, effective strategy for answering questions
New grammar and language points are presented on clearly identifiable pages with practice tasks immediately after, integrated grammar assessment following texts and further activities in the dedicated Grammar Primer
Regularly signposted Portfolio links offer students a chance to create their own texts and put their learning into practice
Units end with a Revision section featuring summative written and oral assessments, language skills tasks and an opportunity to reflect on the unit
Kingdom 1 ends with an optional mini theme on relationships to give students a flavour of what they will study in Second and Third Year

Kingdom 1 double-sided Portfolio and Grammar Primer book provides:
space and templates to guide creative tasks, redraft space and success checklists
practice tasks for every grammar and language lesson in Kingdom 1

ISBN 9781912239245