Article, English Teaching, Reading

Developing Reading Comprehension Skills: Classic Children’s Literature, Years 5-6 by Kate Heap

I’m thrilled to introduce my first reading comprehension book for children in Key Stage Two. This resource for teachers and parents introduces children to a variety of texts from the world of classic children’s literature. They are given opportunities to tackle more complex vocabulary, develop endurance for longer passages and practise each of the eight Reading Content Domain question types. With ideas for how to use the texts in class and tips for developing comprehension skills, this book is suitable for new and recently qualified teachers as well as more experienced teachers looking to expand the range of texts they provide. It is also great for parents wanting to help their children practise their reading comprehension skills at home.

Classic Children’s Literature is available to order from Brilliant Publications.

It is also available from Waterstones on-line.

Click on the cover below to order from Amazon.

Watch for the full series of eight books coming soon.

Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series:

Classic Children’s Literature, Years 5-6

Classic Poetry, Years 5-6

Classic Children’s Literature, Years 3-4

Classic Poetry, Years 3-4

Contemporary Fiction, Years 5-6

Contemporary Fiction, Years 3-4

Non-fiction, Years 5-6

Non-fiction, Years 3-4

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