The Literacy Box provides supplementary material for school teachers to support the literacy learning of independent readers.
The Literacy Box is a complete English programme that aims to consolidate pupils comprehension, grammar, writing and spelling skills.
Use The Literacy Box to:
Target comprehension strategies
High-interest reading material in a wide variety of genres, incorporating both fiction and non fiction.
Topics that link into key curricular themes in science, geography and history.
Practice of comprehension strategies using questions pitched at the literal, inferential and applied levels.
Focus on vocabulary and word study
Vocabulary and word study questions specifically linked into the reading piece.
Constant repetition of question types to ensure continuous practice.
Suggestions for additional speaking and listening, reading, writing and cross-curricular activities relating to each card and topic contained in a comprehensive teaching guide.
Engage in station teaching and group work strategies
Reading cards that are colour-coded according to reading level and difficulty.
Cards can be pitched to the level of groups within the classroom.Independent correcting scheme to encourage children to correct their own work,freeing up teacher’s time to work with selected groups in the classroom.’something extra’ section at the end of the cards to encourage writing and further reading responses.
Each Box contains: a comprehensive teachers guide (over 200 pages) with a pupil and a teacher recording sheet to photocopy, an information page for each card, general background information and a comprehensive glossary75 colourfully-illustrated four-page cards in 15 colour-coded sections (in the same sequence as The Comprehension Boxes) informative, imaginative and persuasive texts in a variety of genres to engage and interest pupils and to provide meaningful contexts for learningthree pages of multiple-choice questions relating to each text, providing activities in comprehension, word study and grammarsuggestions for additional speaking and listening, reading, writing, and cross-curricular activities relating to each card and topicseparate answer cards