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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

Y2 Group Readers (Fiction)

English
Y2

Why not me? 

This story plays with the genre of traditional stories. A woodpecker wants to know why she is not in any tale. This story draws children’s attention to a wide range of tales and then challenges the reader to write a story with a woodpecker in it! 

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

Comprehension: Plot and narrative sequences in stories with familiar settings

English
Y2

The Day Ben went Bump
This is a really simple fantasy story about a child who falls through the floor and meets a variety of creatures in the ground below! Easily accessible for beginning readers, the children can use this to stimulate their own versions.

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

Group Readers

Y1/2 Group Readers (Fiction)

English
Y1/2

Chicken and Shark

This is a very simple fantasy story which has the sort of surreal context which often appeals to young children’s humour.  Easily decodable, children can access this text with ease, drawn in by the quirky illustrations. 

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.