English 1.6: Read and show understanding of unfamiliar texts 2e is a useful resource to help students pass NCEA English Achievement Standards 1.6. The questions in this new edition have been changed to align the book with the latest NZQA exams for this Achievement Standard. The write-on answer format allows for easy reference between questions and answers.
- Flexibility for teachers to use the texts as a series of individual lessons or as ready-made assessments.
- There is also a Teacher's Guide for this new edition. (0582 54750 4)
Many of the questions in this edition have been changed to align the book with the latest NZQA exams for this Achievement Standard.
The Teacher’s Guide has also been updated.
Judine Ladbrook is a Principal Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Auckland. She was on the panel writing the Achievement Standards for English levels 1–3, has co-directed the Auckland and Northland teacher professional development contract on NCEA assessment and has been an Assistant Chief Examiner for School Certiﬁcate English. Judine was a national council member on the New Zealand Association for the Teaching of English for a decade and is currently on the Education Reference Group for the Te Marautanga o Aotearoa New Zealand Curriculum Project.
Rob Page is Deputy Principal at Birkenhead College. Rob has twenty years’ experience as a practising English teacher and HOD English. He was an Assistant Chief Examiner for School Certiﬁcate English for the last four years of the exam’s life, and has been involved in working with standards-based assessment for ten years. He co-authored English 2.6 with Judine Ladbrook.