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Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Years 3–4: Classic Childrenʼs Literature

by Kate Heap
ISBNPrint: 9780857478528 E-book: 9780857478580
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Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Years 3-4: Classic Children’s Literature contains 12 high quality extracts from classic children’s stories and is perfect for developing reading strategies as children move through Key Stage 2.

Each of the 12 extracts from classic children's literature is accompanied by eight sets of questions based on the Key Stage 2 (KS2) Reading Content Domains and National Curriculum. This book provides opportunities to tackle more complex vocabulary, explore how authors use language to impact their readers and develop endurance for longer passages. The clear structure and the author’s passion for literature make Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Years 3-4: Classic Children’s Literature invaluable for everyone working with pupils aged 7–9.

Support for teachers and parents is built in with guidance for how to teach the different question types, plus suggestions for embedding these texts in the wider English curriculum. This series is suitable for new and recently qualified teachers as well as those who are more experienced and wanting to expand the range of texts they use in the classroom.

If you’re looking for a comprehensive resource to enhance reading provision and teaching in your classroom or to support home education, this is exactly what you need. Look for other books in the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series, including Years 3-4: Classic Children’s Literature, Years 5-6: Classic Poetry and Years 5-6: Classic Children’s Literature.

This book contains extracts from the following classic novels:

  • The Tale of Jemima Puddle-duck by Beatrix Potter
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  • Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • The Story of Dr Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  • Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
  • The Magic Bedknob by Mary Norton
  • The Railway Children by E. Nesbit
  • Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  • The Nutcracker and the Mouse-King by E. T. A. Hoffmann
  • The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  • The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
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Age Groups 7 - 11 years, 5 - 7 years,
Author Kate Heap
Product format Teacher resource
Market restriction There are no market restrictions for this book.
Released date 5 November 2021
ISBN Print: 9780857478528 E-book: 9780857478580
Pages 178
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