Be Inspired!

Be Inspired!

Authors: Larry Cotter, Kevin McDermott & Della Meade

Subject: English

Be Inspired! is a First Year English text designed and written for the new Junior Cycle. The text, which is supported by a Student Portfolio and Digital Resources, comprehensively covers the new English Specification and the Framework for the Junior Cycle.

Key Features

  • Explores a variety of fresh and exciting texts by some of the best writers for young adults
  • Eight genre-specific chapters cover all genres - poetry, short stories, personal writing, drama and media
  • Covers all learning outcomes for First Year, which are clearly stated at the beginning of each chapter
  • 'Thinking about...' exercises are a range of reading comprehension questions which are ideal for differentiation in a mixed-ability class
  • Language alerts address specific grammar and language points in line with the national strategy on literacy
  • Features extensive guidelines to support students' writing, including the Young Writer's Toolkit
  • Includes an excellent range of activities for groupwork, as well as a variety of relevant and appropriate research tasks
  • Focuses on oral language with oral exercises in each chapter
  • Student-friendly with a colourful, clear and easy-to-follow layout.