Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Year 2: Fiction and Poetry

Help pupils develop the skills needed to read and comprehend fiction and poetry in Key Stage 1 as well as ensuring a successful transition to Year 3, using these poems and extracts from children’s stories.

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ISBN: Print: 9780857479952; E-book: 9780857479952 Categories: , ,

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Developing Reading Comprehension Skills Year 2: Fiction and Poetry provides a gentle introduction to more formal comprehension with 20 engaging fiction texts and poems which will encourage a love of reading. For each poem and story extract, thought-provoking questions help pupils gain an understanding of all the Key Stage 1 question types: retrieval, inference, vocabulary, sequencing and prediction.

The Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series makes it easy to have a consistent whole-school approach from Year 2 all the way through to the Key Stage 2 SATs. It 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. If you are looking for a comprehensive resource to enhance reading provision and teaching in the classroom or to support home education, this series is exactly what you need.

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Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 30 × 21 × 1 cm


Print: 9780857479952; E-book: 9780857479976

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