Oxford Connections: Year 5: Victorian Children History - Pupil Book by Lynn Huggins-Cooper


Oxford Connections: Year 5: Victorian Children History - Pupil Book by Lynn Huggins-Cooper

Oxford Connections books are based on literacy consultant Sue Palmer's 'skeletons' concept whereby the children are shown a text model of the text type with which to write notes using the structure of the 'skeleton' as a guide. Within the titles there are notes, diagrams or pictures that the children will use as the basis for writing a piece of text. A genuinely cross-curricular scheme. Each book contains material to teach literacy and geography, science or history. Each book matches the literacy requirements for non-fiction for one year within the NLS, and history, geography or science material within one unit of the QCA schemes of work for the National Curriculum. Suitable for the Scottish 5-14 and Northern Ireland curricula as well. Teaches children to read and particularly to write different types of non-fiction.

About the Author

Lynne Huggins-Cooper has published over 100 books for children including picture books, educational and non-fiction titles, craft and parenting books. She also writes regularly for the TES and Prima magazine. This is her first picture-book for Frances Lincoln. Lynne lives in Newcastle upon Tyne. . IAN BENFOLD HAYWooD studied Fine Art at the Nottingham School of Art and Design and Illustration at the North Wales School of Art & Design. He has painted in Spain, worked as a community artist and been an art teacher, been marketing manager for a Japanese company and established his own business supplying components to the major audio-logical manufacturers in Europe - as well as illustrating a number of children's books. Ian lives in Chester.

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48 pages


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Publication date

5th June 2003



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