English Ladder, a series of coursebooks for classes 1 through 8, aims to develop knowledge, skills and proficiency in English language. Each book relates to the next through a graded chart of vertical progression, whereas within the book, as the students work their way through the units, they experience a horizontal progression.
The various forms of writing and presentation in the books offer a wide range of stimulus materials appropriate to students' interest and requirement. The books adhere to the latest NCF guidelines.
Distinctive features of the series:
*Before We Start: An interesting doorway to the lesson to help students relate to the topic
*Comprehension: A variety of interesting exercises to help evaluate understanding of the text
*Vocabulary: Different graded activities that help enrich vocabulary
*Phonics and Spell Well: Exercises to help sharpen spelling and reading abilities, particularly in grades 1 and 2
*Circle Time: Games and activities to inculcate language skills in grades 1 and 2
*Appreciating the Poem: Critical Analysis of literary devices used in poems
*Grammar: Includes essential grammatical concepts with ample exercises for practice
*Listening and Speaking Skills: A variety of situations to enhance effective assessment of listening and speaking skills
*Writing Skills: By providing a strong foundation in grammar, the books also help in enhancing the craft of writing
*Reading for Pleasure: Prose or poem pieces to inculcate the reading habit in students
*Life Skills and Values: Activities to develop sensitivity towards social concerns