First Comprehension 1: Year 2, Ages 6-7
by Celia Warren
Suitable for: Key Stage 1 / Key Stage 2 level for ages 6 to 8
ISBN: 978 07217 1220 8 | Pages: 40
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Product description for teachers and tutors
First Comprehension provides an early introduction to written comprehension, developing children’s enthusiasm for reading and their ability to interpret texts. A downwards extension of the award-winning Key Stage 2 Comprehension, First Comprehension is suitable for children who have not previously attempted formal written comprehension.
The carefully selected texts – 18 per book – reflect the range of genres recommended by the National Curriculum and will interest both boys and girls. On the page facing each text, questions are presented in two Parts – which may be answered in one sitting or separately: they include multiple choice, personal comment and sentence completion activities. Children are encouraged to read closely and accurately, and to evaluate and interpret every text.
A separate Teacher's Guide containing sample answers, teaching notes and further activities is also available.
First Comprehension Book 1 is aimed at children in Year 2 (ages 6–7) who are attempting written comprehension for the first time. Eighteen carefully selected texts reflect the range of genres recommended by the National Curriculum, and accompanying questions are presented in two parts, to suit the concentration level of most children in this age group. The first of two First Comprehension activity books, this book features work by writers such as Roald Dahl and A. A. Milne, as well as an excerpt from a children’s dictionary and a number of accessible non-fiction texts.
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