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Comprehension: Features of oral fables and sayings

English
Y2

The Ant and the Grasshopper
This beautifully illustrated retelling of Aesop’s fable is a perfect accompaniment to any teaching on traditional tales or stories with morals. The clear, decodable text and lovely watercolour pictures make this an excellent, accessible book to use as a group reader or whole class starting point for discussion. Children will enjoy thinking about the moral of the story and exploring the characters' actions and feelings.

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

Group Readers

Core: Read, sequence and discuss written and oral stories

English
Y2

The Little Story Who Didn’t Want to be Told
This is a story for children and grownups - both will love the neat twist at the end. The delicate and quixotic illustrations add to its charm and, even for the most reluctant readers, this is a real page turner. Children are made aware of the rich language of storytelling in this exemplary text.

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

Group Readers

Composition: Write own version of a story based on one read in class

English
Y2

Wild Pets
Ruth Merttens’ lovely story Wild Pets imagines what happens when your unassuming pets indulge their wild side! The colourful pictures and gentle humour will delight younger readers. The structure and patterns of the text make a great starting point for inspiring children’s own writing.

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

Group Readers

Comprehension: Comparing different versions of a traditional tale – St George and the Dragon

English
Y2

George and the Dragon
Children will love the swashbuckling tale of St George & the Dragon, as retold by Ruth Merttens! They will be enthralled by the charming illustrations and enjoy the adventurous story that is suitable for those beginning to read independently.

Group Readers

SPAG and Composition: Using co-ordinating and subordinating conjunctions in descriptive writing

English
Y2

St George and the Dragon
Children will love the swashbuckling tale of St George & the Dragon, as retold by Ruth Merttens! They will be enthralled by the charming illustrations and enjoy the adventurous story that is suitable for those beginning to read independently.

Group Readers

Recognising, naming and expressing feelings

English
Y2

No friends

This lovely story about a hedgehog called Tammy, who starts at a new school, is a great way to discuss issues around friendship. Children will enjoy seeing how Tammy’s newly learned strategies for making friends work out so well for her in the end.

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