Understanding English: Fiction by Carol Matchett
  

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Understanding English: Fiction by Carol Matchett

Understanding English is a series of topic-based study books for children in Key Stage 2, providing rigorous practice of key subject areas. Each topic contains a concise summary of the information required by the National Curriculum, making the series ideal for use as preparation for the Key Stage 2 tests. Each book is a stand-alone resource, so children can either work through them in order or focus on individual aspects of the subject. Together, the eight books support the whole of the Key Stage 2 English curriculum, providing a solid foundation for success in English. Fiction meets the National Curriculum requirements for Key Stage 2 English, and covers the following areas: genre, dialogue, structure, themes, conventions, traditional tales, fables, play scripts, story openings, modern fiction, language for effect, and book recommendations. This book describes the features that make for a captivating story, including the use of character, suspense, setting and plot. Key features of Understanding English include: an 'Explanation' to introduce each topic; activities to consolidate and revise knowledge and skills; thought-provoking facts to foster a love of learning beyond the National Curriculum; 'Now you try' activities to develop children's understanding of English outside the classroom.

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Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Carol Matchett
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Publication date

1st January 2015

ISBN

9780721712963


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