How to Teach Literature - and Still Love Reading

How to Teach Literature - and Still Love Reading

By Heather Holmes, Lisa Angus

Published 31 May 2024

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If you're a book lover with a TBR list as long as your arm, and you also happen to be a teacher of English literature, How to Teach Literature - and Still Love Reading is the book for you.

Written by two experienced teachers and English literature examiners, this book is packed full of inspirational and original reading suggestions from poetry through to drama and prose, together with practical strategies to integrate your reading into the classroom.

Aimed at key stage 3 and KS4 teachers, this book will not only help you to navigate the perils of external examinations, but will also reignite your creativity in the classroom. It will revitalise your teaching and lead to engaging English literature lessons your students will enjoy.

As for that TBR list - it's only going to get longer!
Heather Holmes is a literature expert, a GCSE literature examiner and team leader, and director of English with a large multi-academy trust. She has worked in a number of schools, holding positions within senior and department leadership. Heather is also a doctoral researcher with the University of York, investigating the reading habits of secondary school English teachers. She has a nine-year-old football fanatic for a son, which means she understands the offside rule and has read all Matt Oldfield's Ultimate Football Heroes books.

Lisa Angus is a literature expert, a GCSE literature examiner (former A-level examiner and team leader) and director of English with a large multi-academy trust. She has worked in a variety of educational settings, fulfilling a number of roles including leadership and head of department. Lisa is a prolific reader with a penchant for psychological thrillers. She has a four-year-old daughter, which means she knows every line from Frozen and can recite The Gruffalo with her eyes shut.
  • Author Heather Holmes,Lisa Angus
  • ISBN 9781036003692
  • No. of Pages 200
  • Format Paperback
  • Publication Date 31 May 2024
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