The Path To English Reader For Class-8 by C. J. Ridout, Poonam Srivastava, Anvita Mishra, Sabina Pandit, Rita Wilson
The Path to English series adopts a comprehensive and exhaustive approach to the teaching and learning of English in the best of ELT traditions in India. The books have been graded and planned as per the guiding principles of NCF 2005 and CCE guidelines and promote reading, writing, listening and speaking habits.
The Readers form an integral part of the series and provide a stimulating learning to the students through the lessons and units. The lessons of the Readers are graded methodically and the range of literary pieces is vast and spans across varied experiences. The Readers are an effort to encapsulate all the ideas, techniques, methods, formula and devices needed for effective teaching-learning of English as a second language. One comprehensive Reader contains exercises on reading, writing, listening and speaking.
The interesting and easy-to-read material in the lessons of the Readers is selected in such a way that it helps the students in more ways than one. The reading exercises include rubrics like Check Your Reading and Reading Comprehension that encourage in-depth understanding and develop children’s ability to comprehend what they have read. The activities under rubrics like Compose and Pen and Brain Power form a part of the writing exercises. These exercises are thought-provoking and are in accordance with the core principles of the CCE and keep on testing the acquired skills and concepts of the child. The speaking and listening exercises introduce children to a world of colloquial and formal words and phrases. Interesting listening texts aim to break the verbosity of the classroom with an innovative learning experience. The rubrics in these exercises include Let’s Talk and Give me your Ears. The vocabulary exercises under Knowing Words and Working With Words further help children develop a rich vocabulary that can be included in writing skill exercises and everyday speech. They also help them pick up the correct accent and pronunciation of words. The hallmark of the Readers is the exhaustive bank of projects and activities under Suggested Activity which can be profitably used for formative assessment during the academic session. These activities are designed around the theme of the lessons and encourage children to gather information from varied sources and work in groups or individually. In order to make the lessons engaging and thought-provoking at the same time, a forum for discussion is included in very unit.
Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Class-VIII students.