The Skills Builders Year 2 Teacher's Guide provides essential key subject knowledge for units covering grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary skills. The Teacher's Guide contains step-by-step lesson ideas alongside assessment tasks to monitor progress. Used alongside the Year 2 Pupil Book, Skills Builders covers everything you need for grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary in the new national curriculum.
Victoria Burrill is Head of English at Newton Prep school in Battersea, London. She teaches Years 5 to 8, preparing children for pre-tests and entrance exams for London Day Schools at both 11+ and 13+ and Common Entrance at 13+. She has written for both Rising Stars and Galore Park for the last four years and her catalogue includes the English for the More Able series, 11+ Practice Papers and Revision Guide and the Galore Park English textbook series for Years 3 to 6. Her particular passion is to instil a love of literature in her students and she plans her lessons around whole novels, using them to teach key skills and to evoke a love of a good story.