Rubicon 2nd Edition

RUBICON SECOND EDITION TEXTBOOK

Rubicon has been specifically designed to meet the demands of Transition Year English. The wealth of resources and activities make this an ideal book for students transitioning from the new Junior Cycle course to Leaving Certificate. Importantly, the material in the book has been selected to encourage students to find joy in language while improving their literacy skills.

  • Provides a wide selection of texts to be enjoyed by all Transition Year students, including personal writing, opinion pieces, speeches, poetry, fiction, drama and visual texts
  • Contains a variety of engaging exercises to cater for students of all levels
  • Offers key lessons on language style and aspects of literature 
  • Includes Transition Year project work 
  • Contains writer workshops to facilitate sustained and creative engagement with primary material 
  • Provides weblinks to deepen students’ engagement with texts
  • Is graphically fresh and stimulating

Schemes of work

Schemes of work are available to teachers.

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Video links

Video links available throughout the book.

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Reading guide

A useful guide to select texts appropriate to your students’ reading level.

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Wide selection of texts
Provides a wide selection of texts to be enjoyed by all Transition Year students, including personal writing, opinion pieces, speeches, poetry, fiction, drama and visual texts
Engaging exercises for all levels
Contains a variety of engaging exercises to cater for students of all levels.
TY project work
Includes Transition Year project work

Sample Digital Resources

Reading guide
Colour-coded reading guide to all texts available to teachers.
Schemes of work
Thematically structured schemes of work available to teachers.
Video links
Stimulating video weblinks.