Step Up! is a First Year English programme written for the 2014 Junior Cycle English specification. It addresses the requirements of Junior Cycle English in an innovative way that will develop students’ appreciation of English and lay the groundwork for Second and Third Year assessment.
Key features of the Step Up! Textbook:
Specification-based learning goals that teachers and students can select, work towards and evaluateClear strategies for developing oral language, reading, writing and numeracy skillsA mix of individual and group activities that promote active learningIntegrated teaching of grammar and vocabularyExciting, engaging texts that meet specification criteriaEncourages the use of digital media for research and expressionA unique ‘How To’ chapter that teaches best practices for writing, researching and presenting