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Year 1 Group Readers (Non Fiction)

English
Y1,Y1/2

The owl and the night

This is a simple story in which the narrative is carried partly by the striking illustrations. The text is kept simple for beginning readers and the children will want to know whether Owl succeeds.

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Group Readers

Comprehension: Understanding features of information texts

English
Y1

Scooters

This is a great book if you are studying non-fiction. It has many pictures all about scooters but with an original and eccentric twist. The illustrations will make children chuckle, and the text is simple and easy to read independently.

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Group Readers

Composition: Writing letters of request and replies

English
Y1

Dear Postman
Dear Postman is a super text for introducing letters to beginning readers. The animals write notes to the postman asking him to deliver their special treats, their patience is rewarded with a knock at the door. Readers will gain confidence with the repeated phrases and patterns of the book.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Group Readers

Core Unit: Introduction to commands and other sentence types

English
Y1

What You Shouldn't Do Before School
What you Shouldn’t Do Before School, by Ruth Merttens, is funny account of all the things you shouldn’t do when getting ready for school. Children will enjoy the humour and apt illustrations, as well as relating to the mischief!

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.

Group Readers

Comprehension: Read instructions; discuss and apply features

English
Y1

Boris and Sid are Bad!
The tale of two naughty children. There is not a child on the planet who won’t empathise with these two in this little story about a very familiar domestic situation! The book is very simple for those just starting on their reading journey.

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Group Readers

Comprehension: Reading and writing animal encounter letters

English
Y1

Boris and Sid meet a shark
An account of a short holiday in which these two child-like characters meet a variety of weird and wonderful sea creatures. This very simple and pleasing text can be used alongside many non-fiction texts.

You can purchase printed copies of this Group Reader from Hamilton Education.