"Jumpstart Stage 1" provides fiction, poetry and non-fiction texts for children with a reading age of 5/interest age of 6+, featuring themes that will especially appeal to boys. Strong word-picture cues and carefully patterned text support struggling young readers. "Jumpstart Stage 1 Set B Reader" pack provides 6 readers, 5 fiction and 1 non-fiction. The fiction stories follow the continuing adventures of the characters who live in Hops Hill - Sam, Ravi, Kim and their families. These highly visual texts are illustrated in full colour by Kim Blundell and provide lots of opportunities to look and talk. The non-fiction links to themes in the fiction texts, and introduces non-fiction text conventions. More linked non-fiction is available in the sister series, "Jumpstart Extra". "Stage 1 Set B" includes: "In the Bin" (8pp/fiction); "The Den" (8pp/fiction); "The Big Dig" (8pp/fiction); "The Big, Bad Bull" (8pp/fiction); "The Birthday Cup" (8pp/fiction); and, "Boxes" (8pp/non-fiction). What "Jumpstart" does: "Jumpstart" gives children who are beginning to fall behind their peers the earliest possible opportunity to develop the skills they need for successful reading. Building on a strong phonics base and using carefully controlled language, each Stage provides 18 titles - fiction, non-fiction and poetry - that support and build confidence. "Jumpstart" has been designed in consultation with a team of experienced SENCOs and classroom teachers. All the materials have been carefully developed in line with the requirements of the National Literacy Strategy.
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Book Description Collins Educational, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 3024555