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The Smart-Kids Skills Comprehensions Workbooks for Grades 4-6 have been developed to focus on particular skills or concepts that children in these grades need to practise.
"The most realistic and reliable papers for CEM" Surita De Mulder, 11+ tutor, Reading Prepare for the CEM 11+ tests with confidence with these authentic multiple-choice papers covering Verbal Reasoning, key English skills, Maths and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Designed for practising under test conditions, these papers will help to develop the essential skills students need to succeed in the CEM 11+ tests. Contains two complete tests (each test contains two papers - papers A and B), along with answer sheets and short answer grids. Two complete CEM practice tests Authentic multiple choice format Full answers with explanations Covers Maths, English, Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning
If you're looking for fantastic quick-fire English practice, you're in the right place. This Functional Skills 10-Minute Tests Entry Level 3 book is loaded to the hilt with 30 bite-sized tests, all set at the perfect difficulty for Entry Level 3 students taking the Edexcel or City & Guilds courses. We've split tests down into separate sections - covering a mixture of Reading, Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar and Writing. Answers and mark schemes can be found at the back of the book. We've even thrown in a handy progress chart so you can track your scores and progress.
Verbal reasoning skills are at the heart of 11 plus and Common Entrance exams, such as those set by the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM), compiled by Durham University, and Granada Learning (GL), also known as NFER. The verbal reasoning section of these exams typically contains questions on a range of topics, including, but not limited to, punctuation, sentence structure and vocabulary. Verbal Reasoning: Vocabulary, Spelling & Grammar aims to develop the skills required to answer questions relating to grammar and spelling. This book comprises topic-specific tests covering vocabulary, punctuation, sentence structure, spelling and grammar and a mixed test. Extensively road-tested by Eleven Plus Exams, all 11+ Essentials tests are best used as real exam practice to strengthen a child's performance. They are perfect for use both in the classroom and at home.
Grammar Explorer prepares students for academic success through captivating National Geographic content and assignments that mirror the requirements of academic life. Going beyond clear grammar charts and instruction, Grammar Explorer challenges students to think critically while using grammar in their listening, speaking, reading, and writing.
A collection of over 80 motivating and imaginative vocabulary activities for immediate use in the classroom. The book covers a wide range of vocabulary topics and may be useful for presenting and practising vocabulary at low levels. Activities include crosswords, logic problems, personality tests, quizzes, wordsearches and board games, and can be used for self-study of homework, as well as supplementing course work.
A new edition of the highly successful and proven Read Write Inc. Spelling programme. This has been specially developed for the new curriculum by leading primary literacy expert Ruth Miskin and lead author Janey Pursglove. The programme consists of an integral online software subscription, in which spelling rules are introduced and taught by animated characters in an exciting fantasy world; Practice Books with a range of comprehensive, engaging activities; Log Books for children to record individual progress; and a Teaching Handbook with clear, structured support for each lesson. Online practice tests and consolidation sessions will create confident, proficient spellers and prepare every child for the spelling aspect of the Year 6 English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test.
This workbook is part of a three-level, six-book listening and speaking series in American English, intended for children aged 3 to 6. It is a basic communicative course which uses several media (picture cards, wall charts, puppets, cassette tapes, student books, and workbooks) to involve very young children in a wide range of listening and speaking activities.
This Planning and Assessment Guide links directly to the Scholastic National Curriculum English Textbooks for Year 5 & Year 6. It offers teachers guidance and activities to use alongside the textbook content, and provides valuable planning and assessment advice including a range of pupil targets on CD-ROM. The Planning and Assessment Guide also offers a grid linking the textbook content to the highly acclaimed 100 English Lessons series and to additional 100s practice activities.
A new edition of the highly successful and proven Read Write Inc. Spelling programme. This has been specially developed for the new curriculum by leading primary literacy expert Ruth Miskin and lead author Janey Pursglove. The programme consists of an integral online software subscription, in which spelling rules are introduced and taught by animated characters in an exciting fantasy world; Practice Books with a range of comprehensive, engaging activities; Log Books for children to record individual progress; and a Teaching Handbook with clear, structured support for each lesson. Online practice tests and consolidation sessions will create confident, proficient spellers and prepare every child for the spelling aspect of the Year 6 English Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling Test. This pack contains five copies of Read Write Inc. Spelling Practice Book 3.
This single pack of large A4 Read Write Inc. Phonics Speed Sound cards is ideal for teaching larger groups or whole classes. The Set 1 letter sounds include the following 31 letters and letter-groups: m a s d t I n p g o c k u b f e l h sh r j v y w th z chq u x ng nk. Each card has a picture on one side merged with its initial letter to teach the mnemonic. Notes are included to indicate which letter sounds and bounce sounds, and which are stretch sounds. There are also instructions on how to hand-write the letter. The back of each card shows the plain letter (or letter group). Read Write Inc. Phonics is a proven synthetic phonics programme that ensures early success in reading, writing and spelling. Resources include Sound Cards and posters, Word Cards, Ditties, Storybooks, Non-fiction books, Book Bag Books and Writing books. Read Write Inc. is supported by teacher resources and a full training package from Ruth Miskin Training to ensure its easy implementation.
This title is part of a series providing teachers of English with a varitey of easy-to-prepare supplementary materials for use with young children. This volume looks at the body, free time and holidays. Each title in the series contains 46 photcopiable pages with interleaved teacher's notes, and are packed full of lessons, games, songs, worksheets and art and craft projects. All the ideas have been previously tested by teachers and the themes have been chosen to grab children's interest and give them a real taste of British culture.
Read Write Inc Phonics is a proven synthetic phonics programme that ensures early success in reading, writing and spelling. It includes Speed Sound Cards, Word Cards, Ditty Photocopy Masters, Ditty Books, Storybooks, Non-fiction, Interactive Stories and Writing books. It is supported by teacher resources and a full training package to ensure its easy implementation. These large A4 Speed Sound cards are ideal for teaching larger groups or whole classes. The Set 2 cards include the following 12 letter-groups: ay ee igh ow oo (long 'oo' sound) oo (short 'oo' sound) or ar air ir ou oy The Set 3 cards include the following 19 letter groups ea oi a-e i-e ai oa o-e u-e aw are ur e row ai oa ew ire ear ure Each card has a short rhyming phrase on one side with a picture to illustrate it, modelling the sound (phoneme), plus a list of other words containing the sound. On the back of each card is the letter-group (grapheme pair) corresponding to the sound (phoneme). E.g. letter-group 'oy' is taught through the picture-card 'toy for a boy' Between them, Sets 1, 2 & 3 cover all the 44 sounds including alternative spellings.
The Grammar 1 Workbooks 1-6 contain grammar, spelling and punctuation topics ideal for children who have completed their first year of phonics. These workbooks provide structured practice and support for children entering their second year of literacy learning after mastering basic reading and writing skills. Following the units covered in The Grammar 1 Handbook, Grammar 1 Workbooks 1-6 cover an academic year of fun activities that reflect Year 1/P1 teaching. Containing handy checklists for what children are learning in school, these workbooks enable children to be confident writers through independent practice. Ages 5+. Content Grammar 1 Workbook 1 Reinforcing: 42 letter sounds and alternative vowel spellings from the phonics year. Introducing: capital letters, initial consonant blends, sentence formation, proper nouns, common nouns & key rules for spelling. Grammar 1 Workbook 2 Reinforcing: capital letters, initial consonant blends, sentence formation, proper nouns. Introducing: alphabetical order, plurals, pronouns, short vowels, the use of 'a' and 'an' before nouns and key rules for spelling. Grammar 1 Workbook 3 Reinforcing: alphabetical order, learning of short vowels, capital letters, proper nouns and initial consonant blends. Introducing: verbs, conjugation, verb tenses and key rules for spelling. Grammar 1 Workbook 4 Reinforcing: alphabetical order, short vowel sounds, nouns, adjectives, verbs and plurals. Introducing: final consonant blends, compound words, and key rules for spelling. Grammar 1 Workbook 5 Reinforcing: alphabetical order, adjectives, verbs, plurals, compound words, final consonant blends and the use of 'a' and 'an' before nouns. Introducing: adverbs, antonyms and key rules for spelling. Grammar 1 Workbook 6 Reinforcing: verb tenses, alphabetical order, plurals, adverbs, antonyms and final consonant blends. Introducing: speech marks, word webs, questions, and key rules for spelling.
5+ English will help strengthen knowledge of phonics and handwriting.
KS2 English is the perfect revision book, making studying for SATs simple and fun.
It's school holidays and the group of friends known as the Klipspringers are back together again on Boekenhout Game Reserve. Tshepo and Luke cannot believe how much Nicky has changed. She won't take part in their tricks anymore. Instead, her attention is on Sindi - a new girl that the Klipspringers are forced to include in their holiday activities. But someone is trying to kill the rhino on Boekenhout Game Reserve. The Klipspringers are not going to let this happen and set out to track down the poachers.
This poetry selection has been chosen to match topics relevant to this age group including, the family, the outdoors, the weather, animals, parties and clothes. The poems are completely independent of other Oxford Reading Tree Stories, but can be introduced alongside storybooks at Levels 1 and 2. Available as a mixed pack of six different books or as a class pack of 36 books. Help with children's reading development is also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk.
Why is the old sailor so terrified of the blind man? What is hidden inside his mysterious sea chest? What lies behind his cruel, drunken songs? This imaginative yet faithful adaptation brings out all the most nightmarish qualities of pirates, ships and buried treasure.
This Progress with Oxford English Age 9-10 workbook will help your child to progress with English while having fun. Each Progress with Oxford book is focused on the skills your child will need to master at each stage of the school curriculum. The books are precisely matched to your child's age to make sure they are aligned with school expectations for their year, helping children to fully achieve their potential. The series has been created to help every child develop essential skills at home, with minimal help and support. Picture clues are used to show very young children how to complete activities, whilst reminder boxes, tips and advice support older children to become self-sufficient learners. A lively character accompanies your child through all the colourful and engaging activities, and fun stickers are included to reward their work. A handy progress chart at the end of each book captures their achievements, so you both know what to do next. Find further support on the Oxford Owl at Home website, which provides specific advice on helping your child develop their English skills, and fun activities to extend their skills.
Vuma - a truly South African reading instruction programme created to inspire a love of reading in children through lively and entertaining stories. Vuma provides comprehensive teacher support and guidance, making it a complete solution for teaching and assessing reading. Fun, age-appropriate stories centre around a diverse group of loveable characters to whom all South African children can relate. This finely levelled reading instruction programme has been specifically developed for teaching and assessing reading in the Foundation Phase. Each story has been individually developed around the structure and vocabulary of the language for which it was written. The Vuma Reading Instruction Programme has a number of different resources that work together to offer a comprehensive reading solution. Vuma is currently available for English First Additional Language, and Afrikaans, isiXhosa, isiZulu and Sepedi Home Language. The core resources are: Finely levelled Readers with stories that will delight boys and girls.; Engaging Workbooks with activities to entrench reading and comprehension skills; and Comprehensive Teacher's Guides with detailed guidance, lesson plans and assessments.
X-kit Achieve English Home Language Grade 8 is a study guide which includes concise explanations, plenty of practice and sample test and exam papers with answers. The series has been developed based on research and feedback from learners and teachers. It offers Graded maths exercises which cover understanding, application and problem-solving skills. CAPS compliant.
Especially written for learners by experienced South African teachers who know exactly what children love to read nd write about, and where they need extra language practice.
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