Project X Code: A Croco-bite Smile by Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Janice Pimm, Marilyn Joyce


Project X Code: A Croco-bite Smile by Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Janice Pimm, Marilyn Joyce

Project X CODE is a book-by-book series built for SEN and struggling readers aged 6-11. Welcome to Micro World, invented by Macro Marvel - an amazing theme park where you have to shrink to get in! Disaster strikes when CODE, the computer that controls the park and the robots inside, goes wrong and wants to shrink the world. Team X and Mini Marvel have a new mission - to battle the BITEs, collect the CODE keys, rescue Macro Marvel, stop CODE, and save the world! Each book contains 2 texts: Text 1 is 100% decodable to build reading confidence, and Text 2 is at least 80% decodable including the same target phonemes and Tricky words but with more varied vocabulary to develop comprehension and motivate struggling readers. Team X and Mini are in the Fiendish Falls zone when Ant is carried away in Swoopie Mischief. Cat and Tiger are in danger in Capsized! Find out about the terrifying BITE in The BITE Below. Max is in a very unusual place in A Croco-BITE Smile. Join Team X and Mini in the Big Freeze zone. The friends track the Ice-BITE in Frozen With Fear and find out more in Snowball Attack. Max, Cat and Ant are high on the mountain in Skyway Danger, but there's danger ahead in Ice Fight.

About the Author

Dr Maureen Lewis is a reading and comprehension expert. Maureen's career in education has included time as a teacher, an advisor, a research fellow in education and a director in the National Strategies. Maureen has worked extensively with teachers to develop practical strategies that really work, and has written many books, articles and classroom materials on all aspects of literacy. Maureen's particular expertise focus on children's interactions with reading comprehension, what motivates children to read, and non-fiction texts. Di Hatchett is an expert in early intervention in literacy and mathematics and in the leadership of inclusion. Di's extensive career in primary education has included 12 years as a head teacher, a long spell as a Senior Director with the Primary National Strategy and, more recently, as Director of The Every Child a Chance Trust, developing the Every Child a Reader and Every Child Counts programmes. Di's field of expertise is the development of high quality approaches to intervention for children who struggle with the development of core skills in literacy and/or mathematics. Marilyn Joyce is an expert in systematic synthetic phonics and early literacy development. Marilyn has spent many years teaching in London schools and advising on literacy in local authorities. Marilyn was also part of the team that wrote the 'Letters and Sounds' phonics programme under the leadership of Sir Jim Rose, and was Senior Director of the Communication, Language and Literacy Development team in the National Strategies.

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24 pages


Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler, Janice Pimm, Marilyn Joyce
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Publication date

26th April 2012



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