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Exam Board: SQA Level: National 5 Subject: English First Teaching: September 2013 First Exam: June 2014 This book is ideally suited for use by students working towards National 5 English. Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation is a key part of this course, and the book provides a selection of practice exercises with questions modelled on those used in the examination, as well as many extracts from various genres, which allow the development of necessary language skills. Some of the material is based on spoken as well as written sources, with follow-up activities suitable for group discussion, and all activities closely related to the principles of Curriculum for Excellence. - Develops skills quickly and effectively using tried and trusted methods from an experienced author team. - Prepares students for assessment with specific advice and plenty of opportunities to test the theory in practice papers. - Teaches - and tests - other language skills essential to success in National 5 English. Answers to and mark schemes for the practice paper questions in this book are available in a separate title: National 5 English: Reading for Understanding, Analysis and Evaluation Answer Book and Marking Schemes (978 1 4441 9211 7). NB: the Answer Book for this title is intended mainly as a Teacher Resource and grants permission to the purchasing institution to make photocopies for the use of staff and students, hence its higher price. Students or parents wishing to view these materials are encouraged to contact their school/college/learning institution to access them free of charge.
This book can help your child by providing a whole year of ready to go activities and support on key English topics which will be being taught in school from 2014. Did you know that your child in Year 4 will now need to; use fronted adverbials (for example: 'After a hard night's work, he was very tired.' - 'After a hard night's work' is the fronted adverbial); use commas after fronted adverbials. * Workbooks for home learning * Linked directly to what your children will be learning in school * A linked website provides additional activities, answers and support for parents * Developed by teachers to ensure the best possible support for the new 2014 National Curriculum.
Prepare with confidence for the new format Key Stage 2 SATs testswith Scholastic National Curriculum Tests. The national tests are changing in 2016, and Scholastic's new practice tests are fully in line with the new format Reading SATs tests for children in Year 6. Each pack comes with three complete practice tests with an accompanying Guidance and Mark Scheme booklet. These practice tests have a similar look and feel to the new reading test, to help familiarise children with both the content and format of these tests. The tests can be used to track progress in school, but can also be used in the home. The guidance and mark scheme provides advice for parents and carers on how to use the tests and how to support children in preparing for them. Scholastic National Curriculum Revision: Year 6 is also available, offering children the opportunity to check their progress across the English curriculum and to develop the skills they need for these national tests.
This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. When the tortoise sees an eagle flying through the sky it gets jealous and tries to find a way to fly itself. This key series was developed in conjunction with reading expert Allison Kelly from the University of Surrey. Every title has clear and compelling text that allows children to build their burgeoning reading skills and is accompanied by charming and highly appealing illustrations.
'The resources are wonderful. I like the fact that it has a mix of fiction and non-fiction activities ... and how material can link to other areas of the curriculum, not just literacy.'Miss North, teacher 'Reading for enjoyment and writing for enjoyment are two of the most powerful ways of getting children interested in books. Read & Respond provides exactly this.' Michael Morpurgo, author '[Read and Respond] makes it easy to explore texts fully and ensure that the children want to keep on reading more.' Chris Flanagan, Primary teacher. Get the most out of best-loved children's books with our bestselling Read & Respond series - the perfect way to explore favourite stories in your classroom. This resource book brings you a wealth of inspiring activities, discussion ideas and guided reading notes based on Artemis Fowl. Stimulating content mapped to curriculum objectives Grammar, punctuation and spelling section for Key Stage 2 Shared reading section including non-fiction extracts Time-saving lesson plans, activities and assessments Huge variety of speaking, listening and creative activities Read & Respond helps you build a whole-school literacy programme based on timeless children's stories, chosen to inspire reading for pleasure. Fun-filled activities help children to fully engage with each story, encouraging a love of reading and building a range of skills. This book contains photocopiable activities, guided reading notes, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and creative ideas - all from a bestselling, tried-and-trusted series that's a firm favourite with teachers. Please note: this book does not include digital content.
When a girl calls Brunette a 'coconut', the Siyagruvers suddenly notice the differences between life in the suburbs and life in the townships.
This is a new title in the fantastic "First Reading" series, aimed at children who are beginning to read. Stanley is a cat who's scared of anything and everything. So how will he cope when his friends leave him on his own in a house full of strange noises? It is developed in consultation with Alison Kelly, who is a senior lecturer in education and an early reading specialist from Roehampton University.
This book can help your child by providing a whole year of ready to go activities and support on key English topics which will be being taught in school from 2014. Did you know that your child in Year 6 will now need to; spell words with silent letters (such as 'island'); use the subjunctive (using 'were' and 'be' to say things that may or may not be true or about wishes, for example: 'If I were Prime Minister I would make weekends longer' but you're not the Prime Minister so you can't); use expanded noun phrases to convey complicated information concisely. * Workbooks for home learning * Linked directly to what your children will be learning in school * A linked website provides additional activities, answers and support for parents * Developed by teachers to ensure the best possible support for the new 2014 National Curriculum.
This first colour chapter book is a perfectly levelled, accessible text for readers aged 10-11. Reading Champion offers independent reading books for children to practise and reinforce their developing reading skills. Fantastic, original stories are accompanied by engaging artwork and activities to provoke deeper response and encourage writing. Each book has been carefully graded so that it can be matched to a child's reading ability, encouraging reading for pleasure.
This book can help your child by providing a whole year of ready to go activities and support on key English topics which will be being taught in school from 2014. Did you know that your child in Year 5 will now need to; distinguish between statements of facts and opinion; spell words with silent letters (such as 'knight'); use modal verbs in writing ('can', 'could', 'might' and so on). * Workbooks for home learning * Linked directly to what your children will be learning in school * A linked website provides additional activities, answers and support for parents * Developed by teachers to ensure the best possible support for the new 2014 National Curriculum.
This easy-to-use workbook is one in a series to help children put their skills into practice. The first books have simple letter recognition, while later books introduce joined up/cursive writing and alternative spellings. Strategies for tricky spellings and challenging puzzles are also provided.
Nine classic I Can Read stories by New York Times bestselling author-illustrator James Dean in one book!
Pete the Cat is sure to make reading fun for young readers. This paper-over-board bind-up features 9 groovy stories. This collection includes both My First and Level 1 books, making it perfect for young readers who are ready to grow with I Can Read.
Pete the Cat's Giant Groovy Book includes eight favorite tales plus a brand-new one exclusive to this collection.
- Pete the Cat and the Surprise Teacher: MY FIRST
- Pete the Cat: Sir Pete the Brave: MY FIRST
- Pete the Cat: Snow Daze: MY FIRST
- Pete the Cat and the Tip-Top Tree House: MY FIRST
- Pete the Cat and the Lost Tooth: MY FIRST
- Pete the Cat and the Groovy Bake Sale: MY FIRST
- Pete the Cat Goes Camping: LEVEL 1
- Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar: LEVEL 1
- NEW! Pete the Cat's Family Tree: LEVEL1
Ideal for children learning to sound out words and sentences and beginning readers.
"This book is a must have for mums who have no clue how to help their child with comprehension. I would recommend to everyone." Sue, Amazon customer As well as being an integral part of the English curriculum, good comprehension skills help children to understand the world around them. Our simple workbooks help to break down the skills children need to master to meet their curriculum objectives in a clear and fuss-free way. This workbook supports children in Year 4 (ages 8-9) to develop their comprehension skills using a mix of fiction and non-fiction texts as well as fun activities. Practice activities to use at home or in school Matched to National Curriculum requirements Quickly builds confidence and understanding Includes extra notes and tips to reinforce skillsAll answers available online Matched to the Scholastic English Skills: Comprehension teacher resource book Perfect for use in class or at home
A Workbook enabling children to practise the language points presented in the Reader. These workbooks accompany the popular Collins Big Cat series. They enable children to practice and reinforce the target vocabulary and language structures presented in each corresponding Collins Big Cat reader through enjoyable puzzles, games and activities, as well as through more traditional comprehension exercises. Tracing, copying and eventually free-writing tasks build and develop children's writing skills as they progress through the Bands, Pink A to Lime. A fun quiz to test understanding, and a reward certificate at the back of each Workbook, enable children to feel a sense of progress as they learn to read more confidently in English.
This new edition of Nelson English provides an integrated approach to teaching the core literacy skills at primary level; comprehension, writing, grammar, punctuation, spelling and vocabulary. Each unit focuses on a different text from a wide range of genres, including both fiction and non-fiction. The programme provides embedded assessment support and regular opportunities to practise and consolidate learning.
A humourous tale, specially written to develop phonemic awareness. Ideal for reading aloud and for children who are beginning to read for themselves. Rhythmic, phonically repetitive text helps to develop essential language and early reading skills, and guidance notes at the back give parents confidence as they help their child learn to read. Postman snail does his best but he's ever so slow. After a bad storm - and a flood which almost prevents snail completing his round - snail spots something for sale which ends all his troubles.
"These series of books are of really high quality. [They] take the time to explain the issues and work in good straight forward steps - meaning frustration-free learning!" Nick H, Amazon customer Handwriting is essential for the English curriculum. Our simple workbooks help to break down the skills children need to master to meet their curriculum objectives in a clear and fuss-free way. This workbook supports children in Years 5 and 6 (ages 9-11) to develop their handwriting skills. Practice activities to use at home or in school Matched to National Curriculum requirements Quickly builds dexterity, speed and confidence Includes extra notes and tips to reinforce skillsAll answers available online Matched to the Scholastic English Skills: Handwriting teacher resource book Perfect for use in class or at home
Just like the real thing - only shorter! Help your child prepare for the SATS with these bite-sized National test papers. This book offers 5 mini Phonics Checks and 5 complete mini-reading tests which include fiction, non-fiction and poetry texts. Question types and mark schemes match the format of the National tests and offer an authentic SATs experience, though the flexible format allows them to be used at any time of the day. A progress chart is also supplied to give you some indication of the scores your child is likely to attain, while a handy breakdown of all of the different question types in the Reading SATs tests will help you to identify your child's strengths and weaknesses.
From the classic tale by the Brothers Grimm. "Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long hair!" A witch keeps Rapunzel in a tall tower without a door or stairs - but she isn't the only one visiting the lovely girl. With fun activities after the story, and online audio in both British English and American English.
The Autobots like living in the scrapyard. One day, Steeljaw and the Decepticons come in. Steeljaw says, "I want the scrapyard!"
Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language.
Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.
The six levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams.
Transformers: Decepticons in the Scrapyard, a Level 1 Reader, is Pre-A1 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Starters exams. Short sentences contain a maximum of two clauses, using the present tense and some simple adjectives.
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