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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: Explore plot, settings and language features

English
Y2

The Quest
A simple fantasy narrative told in the form of a quest. It is ideal for children whose comprehension outruns their ability to decode as it draws on iconic characters such as superheroes which are culturally relevant to children and engage their attention.

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

Group Readers

Y2 Group Readers (Fiction)

English
Y2

Tilly's Pet

This is the simple story of a little girl who acquires an unusual pet. She hand-rears a young swift and then has to let it fly away. Her sadness is soothed when she realises that the bird returns to nest above her bedroom each year.

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

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

SPAG: Identifying and using present and past tense verbs

English
Y2

Verbs Present and past tense PowerPoint
Teach children to identify verbs, then introduce the fact that verbs have tense: they tell us when something happened. Help children change the tense of verbs from present to past and vice versa.

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

SPaG: Grammar and Punctuation

SPAG: Expanded sentences: co-ordination and subordination

English
Y2

Conjunctions PowerPoint
Teach children about extending sentences using co-ordination (conjunctions: and, or, but) and subordination (conjunctions when, if, that, because).