Focus on Literacy Big Book by Karina Law


Focus on Literacy Big Book by Karina Law

This Big Book provides a range of text types from a wide selection of favourite children's authors and illustrators. Focus on Literacy Big Book 1A contains extracts from the following children's books: Little Bean's Holiday by John Wallace The Clothes We Wear by Sally Hewitt Tell us a Story by Allan Ahlberg Time for Bed by Georgie Adams The Little Red Hen by Georgie Adams Farm Animal by Amanda Benjamin Suddenly by Colin McNaughton Lines and Squares by AA Milne Catch that Hat by Emma Chichester Clarke Rain by Spike Milligan When the Wind Blows by John Foster Bedtime for Frances by Russell Hoban After Dark by Michael Rosen Grandpa's Face by Eloise Greenfield My Granny has .. by Catherine and Laurence Anholt A is for Africa by Ifeoma Onyefulu I is for India by Prodeepta Das C is for China by Sungwan So A Present for Paul by Bernard Ashley An Important Letter by Georgie Adams The Night Before Christmas by Clement C Moore


'An impressive range of formats ! intriguing sequences of material! beautifully illustrated in full colour !. clearly laid out! easily manageable.'

'The range of quality texts and the Teacher's Resource Books provide a great resource for teachers to plan their Literacy Hour.'

'Focus on Literacy is fantastic. It provides the breadth of quality texts you need for mixed age classes and also provides a rolling programme of texts for children to use. The back-up is superb and it saves hours and hours of planning. Because it is so compact it saves on space, it's very manageable and makes it easier for planning.'

'I think the materials [in Focus on Literacy Starter Level] are excellent and provide an ideal introduction to the four modes of language -- a superb planning resource.'

'Collins Focus on Literacy eases the burden of planning. It's so child-friendly and has a great variety of texts. A wonderful resource!'

's RC Primary School, St Helens'

About the Author

Authors and series editors Barry and Anita Scholes are among Collins foremost authors having written the highly acclaimed series English Alive and Collins Primary English. Both these series are renowned for providing texts that children are known to love and enjoy. Author of Year 5 and Year 6 material, John McIlwain is a former Headmaster and published author of a number of titles on the subject of word and sentence work. John has been Series Editor of Collins Grammar Rules and Editor of Collins Shorter School Dictionary. Author of the Starter, Year 1 and Year 2 material, Karina Law is a fully qualified primary school teacher with wide experience in teaching the Framework. Karina brings to the series recent experience of how children respond to teaching in the classroom as well as great knowledge of chidlren's books.

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64 pages


Karina Law
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Publication date

8th June 1999



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