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TEST2r Kit £250.00
TEST2r is an early screening test  for reading and writing, it is an individually administered test suitable for 5 and 6 year-old children (Senior Infants and 1st Class).  The first part constitutes a rapid screener test, made up of five subtests (tasks) for use by the classroom teacher. The second part consists  of a range of diagnostic subtests  given by the Learning Support Teacher  to clarify any literacy subskill needs. The Learning Support Teacher should then decide on appropriate interventions to develop these skills.
 
TEST2r is presented in 3 parts -
A Teacher Manual, a Visual Stimulus Book and a Scorebooklet. A TEST2r set comes with 5 Scorebooklets.
Task results will be entered on www.test2r.ie to generate a report on the child.
TEST2r
A2 posters inviting students to think about what they have been studying. Presented in fun speech bubbles with space to paste notes to respond. This poster is also available in Irish Reflecting on my Learning
Letter Writing €8.00 -A Practical Guide, created to help students understand the correct way to write different types of letters, it also covers writing postcards and CVs as well as other, more instant, forms of communication, such as email and texting.  Letter Writing
"Le francais et moi " €15.00- is a workbook written  by Mary Keating for the three year French syllabus leading to the Junior Certificate. The workbook reinforces the lessons of the classroom and can be used for revision. Fully illustrated it is packed with fun, easy to follow games and exercises. There is lots of encouragement for digital interaction, the   building literacy and numeracy skills and the acquisition of the requisite skills in the French language.

French workbook
In Pieces £5.00
This book- In Pieces is only  available directly from Blackrock Education Centre
Call ( 00353) 01 2365000
or email: becbooks@blackrockec.ie  to purchase.


RRP €5.00 or avail of an educational discount of  €3.00 ea for the purchase of 10 or more books..
 
"In Pieces" was created as a result of a Junior Certificate School Programme- Demonstration Library Project writing initiative. This took place in JCSP Library Trinity Comprehensive School, Ballymun, Dublin.




In Pieces
Between the lines is a teacher resource book that outlines a whole-school approach to literacy enhancement at Junior Cycle. This book is about teaching methodology, it looks at the role of literacy in every classroom.

The book encourages teachers to work through their own subject areas, as cross-curricular teams and as a whole school to improve literacy levels. The techniques and ideas presented are firmly rooted in the practice and experience of teachers.

It considers "Looking at Literacy", Oral Work, Textbooks, Keywords Approach, Reading Strategies, Writing and A School-wide Approach.
Teaching Methodology supporting the Junior Certificate
This is a motivational journal for Book reviews. It enables students to discuss the materials which they have read and also provides a useful point of reference when it comes to revision. It teaches students to summarise and analyse that which they've read in a concise and orderly fashion. Book Reviews
Checklist for Exam strategy presented as a two sided A4 bookmark. Clear guide lines to help your student plan for exam - providing a checklist which encourages they; READ, PLAN. WRITE and CHECK.
Packed in 20s.

On the other side there are nine points to remind the student what to review during the exam.
Keywords, Spelling, Senences, Paragraphs, Punctuation,  Make Sense, Key Points, Diagrams and Neatness.

An essential tool for every student.
Checklist for exam strategy presented as a bookmark
This notebook is A5 in size, wiro bound notebook is colour coded, subject specific  and is suitable for noting Keywords and their meanings. It has eleven pages per subject, with two columns per page. A key item for any student for pre-exam revision. Keyword Subject Notebook
Irish version of this notebook. This notebook is A5 in size, wiro bound notebook is colour coded, subject specific  and is suitable for noting Keywords and their meanings. It has eleven pages per subject, with two columns per page. A key item for any student for pre-exam revision. Keyword subject notebook for Irish
Laminated keyword poster for classroom use, Size  A1, available as a single poster. there are two columns for the keywords divided by Date and Topic. Laminated Keyword Poster for classroom use A1
Laminated keyword poster for classroom use A2, there are two columns for the keywords divided by Date and Topic. Laminated keyword poster for classroom use A2
A2 laminated poster with columns for lists of spellings and their meanings.This is suitable for classroom use.

Printed on a yellow background. This poster is set out in columns for listing Keywords spellings and their meanings. 
Laminated A2 Poster with columns for lists of spellings and their meanings
Keywords to Know A4 notepads. Available as pads of 100 sheets. Printed on a yellow background.

These notepads are set out in columns for listing Keywords spellings and their meanings. 
Keyword to Know Notepad
A4 punched insert for Keyword lists, presented in packs of 30.  Suitable for the student to keep in their personal folders and file by subject. Separate columns for the words and for their meaning.  Punched Inserts for Keywords List
Thsi is a Laminated binder insert listing useful exam keywords and comes in a pack of 30 sheets.
This product contains lists of  words that students should familiarise themselves with to aid in the progress and understanding of exam questions. 
Making sense of exam Keywords laminated A4 sheet
Journal for book reviews. Inside you will find a step by step introduction to the art of writing book reviews.

This journal encourages students to write short sentences about themselves, their likes and dislikes and focus on the books they have read, there are two full pages to list out the books and rate them with a "Star" system.This journal also focuses students on the authors of the books they are reading in a section: "Authors I have met"

This journal comes with loop binding ideal for linking into the students folder. 
Workbook for aiding the writing of book reviews
This is a Workbook for "Reading Challenge Strategy"

This is a useful resource for helping students to summarise books that they have read. It teaches them to be concise in their analysis, providing them with forms to fill in over the course of six weeks with the intent that they would read one book per week.
Workbook for the Reading Challenge strategy
Motivational poster for classroom use, listing the 10 most popular books for the classroom.

It encourages recreational reading for students and provides suggestions for future titles to be read for other students.
A2 poster for listing the 10 most popular books
This is a workbook for the novel "Annan Water" by Kate Thompson.

This book is ideal for students studying the novel. There's a variety of exercises and activities that encourage discussion and help build an exellent understanding of the book.
Workbook for Annan Water by Kate Thompson
This is a workbook for the novel "Bridge to Terabithia" by Katherine Paterson.

Inside you can find a wide range of exercises; from chapter analyses, summaries and discussions among others. This book is ideal to help foster a well-grounded understanding of the novel.
Workbook for the novel
This is a workbook based on the novel "Buddy" by Nigel Hinton.

This workbook encourages vocabulary building and provides questions based on each chapter to ensure a complete understanding of the book. There's a variety of exercises to promote learning and comprehension.
Workbook for the novel
This is a workbook for the novel "Cool" by Michael Morpurgo.

This book is a wonderful study aid for students to help build an expansive understanding of the book. Theres a wide variety of assignments to promote a thorough understanding of the book. 
Workbook for Cool by Michael Morpurgo
This is a workbook for the novel "The Savage" by David Almond.

This workbook features an assortment of exercises and activities to facilitate a comprehensive understanding of the book and its contents. There's questions based per chapter to encourage evaluation and interpretation skills. 
Workbook for The Savage by David Almond
Workbook for "Spirit of the Titanic" by Nicola Pierce.

Enclosed you will find activities and a series of questions that help to build a thorough understanding of the novel. It includes Dictionary Work, Art Work and interesting uses of Graphic Organisers.
Workbook for The Spirit of the Titanic
This is a workbook for the novel "Stone Cold" by Robert Swindells.

There are 16 pages of questions, activities and games together with the constructive use of Graphic Organisers and tables abling the student to read and study this novel.
Workbook of the novel
This is a workbook for the novel "Stray" by David Belbin.

This book features a wide range of exercises and activities to help promote a complete and comprehensive understanding of the novel. There's chapter by chapter questions, encouraging discussion which aid the student in gaining a thorough grasp of the book and its contents. 
Workbook for Stray by David Belbin
This is a workbook for the novel "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" by John Boyne.

This is a fantastic resource for helping students gain a thorough understanding of the text and its contents. There are a variety of exercises and discussions to aid in learning.
Workbook for the novel
This is a workbook for the novel "The Dare" by John Boyne.

This workbook features a number of excersises to aid students in their study of the book. There's a diverse range of tasks for students to help build their vocabulary and strenghten their understanding of the novel.
Workbook of the Novel
This is a workbook based on the play "The Field" by John B Keane.

Working through the play scene by scene it provides questions and activities that allow the student to build information and develop a thorough knowledge of the play.
The Field
This is a workbook for "The Gambling Habit" by Pete Guppy.

This workbook contains a series of questions based chapter by chapter, helping students to become familiar with the book and to have a clear understanding of the sequence of events therein.  
Workbook for The Gambling Habit by Pete Guppy
This is a workbook for the novel "Of mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

Inside you will find a variety of exercises and activities to aid students in gaining a comprehensive grasp of the book and its contents. There's chapterly questions to promote understanding and also to encourage discussion and analysis of the contents.
Workbook for the novel