Great Expectations 1 + Portfolio Book


Includes Free Portfolio Book

Great Expectations 1 is a first-year textbook for the new English course leading to the Junior Cycle Student Award (JCSA). Great Expectations 2 will complete the course.

Features of Great Expectations 1

• Learning Expectations are stated at the beginning of each chapter

• Tasks throughout the chapters are clearly laid out under recognisable headings (literacy, numeracy, drawing, research, writing, reading, etc.)

• Differentiation to suit a range of abilities is at the core of the choice of material and accompanying tasks

• Checklists and self-assessment tasks encourage assessment for learning

• Grammar is integrated into each chapter and reinforced in the topics and tasks

• Assessment is incorporated into each chapter leading to an end-of-chapter assessment

• Pairwork and Groupwork are encouraged regularly and where appropriate

• Peer assessment is encouraged with the ‘swap copies’ signal

• Oral Language tasks are integrated in a natural way throughout each chapter

For the Student:

• Textbook + eBook

• Free Portfolio with Textbook

• Digital Resources

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