First Sentences and More First Sentences A, B and C introduce children to stories told through complete sentences to provide practice of high frequency vocabulary to build confidence and fluency. Patterned Stories and More Patterned Stories A practise vocabulary in the context of a repeated sentence structure to help develop confidence and fluency.
The new-style inside cover notes provide advice and support to help adults read and explore the story with the child, supporting their decoding and language comprehension development. Each pack of 6 includes a Group/Guided Reading Notes Booklet with a Vocabulary Chart listing high frequency tricky words and a Curriculum Coverage Chart for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Each story has individual notes and suggested activities for Group and Independent Reading, Speaking, listening and drama and Writing, with each section showing the relevant objectives covered. Decoding and Language Comprehension opportunities are highlighted throughout
- Well-loved, familiar characters that children can identify with.
- Written by Roderick Hunt and illustrated by Alex Brychta.
- Familiar experiences and settings with storylines full of humour and drama to engage and motivate the reader.
- Clear labelling of ORT stages and Book bands supports different children’s reading needs and easy classroom management