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Understanding English: Fiction

by Carol Matchett

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Suitable for: Key Stage 2 level for ages 7 to 11

ISBN: 978 07217 1296 3 | Pages: 40

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Product description for teachers and tutors

Understanding English is a series of topic-based study books for children in Key Stage 2, providing rigorous practice of key subject areas. Each topic contains a concise summary of the information required by the National Curriculum, making the series ideal for use as preparation for the Key Stage 2 English grammar, punctuation and spelling test. Each book is a stand-alone resource, so children can either work through them in order or focus on individual aspects of the subject. Together, the eight books support the whole of the Key Stage 2 English curriculum, providing a solid foundation for success in English.

Fiction meets the National Curriculum requirements for Key Stage 2 English, and covers the following areas: genre, dialogue, structure, themes, conventions, traditional tales, fables, play scripts, story openings, modern fiction, language for effect and book recommendations. The book also describes the features that make for a captivating story, including the use of character, suspense, setting and plot.

Key features of Understanding English include:

  • an ‘Explanation’ to introduce each topic
  • activities to consolidate and revise knowledge and skills
  • thought-provoking facts to foster a love of learning beyond the National Curriculum
  • ‘Now you try’ activities to develop children’s understanding of English outside the classroom.

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bolton
It's a great book, but it doesn't has an answer sheets. Could you start attaching the answer sheets with it as well?

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