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Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back. The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. Jump on a magical bus and take a tour of strange and wonderful lands in this wonderfully imaginative poem by June Crebbin. Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language. This book focuses on adjacent consonants with long vowel phonemes. Pages 14 and 15 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.
Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level A retelling of the traditional tale of the Pied Piper, and how he saves the village of Hamelin from the invasion of rats, only to take his cruel revenge on the people after the mayor refuses to pay him for his good deed. June Crebbin wonderfully captures the spirit of this story for older children, with a spine-tingling finale. Band info: Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. Text type: A traditional tale from another culture Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.
Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level June Crebbin tells this traditional magical tale. When Prince Ivan meets Grey Wolf, the two set out on an adventure that takes them to three different castles. Can they win three prizes, or will Prince Ivan pay with his life? Band info: Ruby/Band 14 books give increasing opportunities for children to develop their skills of inference and deduction. Text type: A traditional tale from another culture Curriculum links: English: fairy stories, myths and legends; books from other cultures and traditions. This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.
Build your child's reading confidence at home with books at the right level Leaves of gold and crimson Curl crisply on the street, Their papery voices chatter As they crunch beneath my feet. * Lime/Band 11 books have longer sentence structures and a greater use of literary language. * Text type - A poetry collection. * Curriculum links - Geography: 'use basic geographical vocabulary to refer to key physical features, including: beach, cliff, coast, forest, hill, mountain, sea, ocean, river, soil, valley, vegetation, season and weather'. * Check comprehension and embed learning with a reader response spread on pages 22-23.
In A Pony for a Day, Ella spends a day at a riding school where she finds out how to ride and look after a pony. Oxford Reading Tree inFact is a non-fiction series that aims to engage children in reading for pleasure as powerfully as fiction does. The variety of topics means there are books to interest every child in this compelling series. The series is written by top children's authors and subject experts. The books are carefully levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.
Dog and Cat are both thirsty, but neither is able to reach the shallow water in the bowl. Find out what happens when Dog thinks of a clever plan. This funny retelling of the Aesop's fable The Crow and the Pitcher is written by June Crebbin. *Collins Big Cat Phonics Progress books are specifically designed for struggling readers, giving them age-appropriate texts that they can read, building their confidence and fostering positive attitudes towards reading. This title has a text level of Band 1B / Pink B, which offers emergent readers simple, predictable text, and an interest level of Band 10 / White. *Text type: A traditional story *A story map on pages 14 to 15 ensures children can recap the story and discuss each stage. *Curriculum links: Science, Citizenship
A beautiful poetry book by June Crebbin exploring the themes of wildlife, the seasons and life's simple pleasures. * Gold/Band 9 fiction offers developing readers literary language and stories with distinctive characters. * Text type: A poetry book * A map of the places the poems explore on pages 22 and 23 provide recapping opportunities. * Curriculum links: Literacy: Shape poetry and calligrams; Science: Plants and animals in the local environment. * This book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.
Lady Jane has a taste for Elizabethan adventure in this spirited historical Racing Read. Lady Jane Hargrave is a reluctant maid of honour at the court of Queen Elizabeth I - but before she knows it she is appearing in a Shakespeare play, helping Francis Drake fight off the Spanish Armada and saving the Queen's life. Long live the Queen! Long live adventure!
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