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The Body in the Car Park

Written by Mike Gould, Sam Gould

Part of the Read On Series

The Body in the Car Park Synopsis

When a skeleton was found beneath a Leicester car park in 2012, could it be a body that had been missing for 500 years? Could it be the body of an English king? This book tells the story of the archaeologists' amazing discovery, asking who Richard III was and how this new discovery might change our view of him. *Help Key Stage 3 students move from Level 3a to Level 4c in reading. *Support comprehension with the historical images and contemporary photographs. *Encourage shared and guided reading using the ready-made tasks and discussion points on the activity pages at the back of the book. * Suitable for Key Stage 3 students with a reading age of 9 years and 6 months.

The Body in the Car Park Press Reviews

Both girls and boys would enjoy this book, I think. Any students interested in history should find it an engaging and informative read. I would recommend it to our history department too. It deals with a more age appropriate subject, than many books for struggling readers I have seen. The book had a good pace and used questioning well to create narrative hooks. Naomi Hursthouse, Head of English at Westergate Community School, West Sussex

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007546206
Publication date: 20th February 2014
Author: Mike Gould, Sam Gould
Publisher: Collins Educational an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 56 pages

About Mike Gould, Sam Gould

Mike Gould is a former Head of English and an experienced author who has written over 150 books and other resources for teachers and students, including GCSE and IGCSE textbooks and digital support material. He has also been a Senior Lecturer in English and Education, teaching the history of the English language, creative writing and how to apply new technologies to the English classroom. Alan Gibbons trained as a teacher and through working with young people discovered his literary voice. He started writing fiction for his pupils and published his first novel in 1993. Alan has also appeared on the BBC education ...

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