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Contemporary Children’s Literature from the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series

Contemporary Children's Literature for Years 5-6 & Years 3-4 are now available! Featuring some of the best recent middle grade publications, they are packed full of reading lessons that are sure to capture children's imaginations and leave them wanting to read more. Developing Reading Comprehension Skills is a series of eight reading comprehension books for teachers… Continue reading Contemporary Children’s Literature from the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series

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Contemporary Children’s Literature for Years 5-6 (from the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series)

Contemporary Children's Literature: Years 5-6 - Book 5 in the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series is available now! Featuring some of the best recent middle grade publications, it is packed full of reading lessons that are sure to capture children's imaginations and leave them wanting to read more. Developing Reading Comprehension Skills is a series of… Continue reading Contemporary Children’s Literature for Years 5-6 (from the Developing Reading Comprehension Skills series)

Book Review

The Book No One Wants to Read by Beth Bacon

A lonely book with so much personality, this book comes to life and speaks directly to the reader, trying to draw them in – to make them want to read it. All it really wants a friend. This cleverly engaging book uses simple text, colourful pages and BIG words to challenge the belief that books… Continue reading The Book No One Wants to Read by Beth Bacon

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Classic Poetry: Developing Reading Comprehension Skills

Developing Reading Comprehension Skills is a series of eight reading comprehension books for children, focusing on high-quality literature and the full range of question types from the KS2 reading content domains and assessed in the KS2 SATs and 11+ Reading Comprehension papers. The series gives children opportunities to tackle more complex vocabulary, explore how authors use… Continue reading Classic Poetry: Developing Reading Comprehension Skills

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

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The Book Dragon Club by Lexi Rees

The Book Dragon Club is a fun and engaging guide to running your own children’s book club bursting with challenges, lists, space for drawing and all the membership cards, bookmarks and details you need for a fantastic club! It may be used by parents, teachers, or even children themselves to organise a series of exciting,… Continue reading The Book Dragon Club by Lexi Rees