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Books by Jillian Powell

Letters from the Lighthouse

Letters from the Lighthouse

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/04/2020

'The resources are wonderful. I like the fact that it has a mix of fiction and non-fiction activities ... and how material can link to other areas of the curriculum, not just literacy.'Miss North, teacher 'Reading for enjoyment and writing for enjoyment are two of the most powerful ways of getting children interested in books. Read & Respond provides exactly this.' Michael Morpurgo, author [Read and Respond] makes it easy to explore texts fully and ensure that the children want to keep on reading more. Chris Flanagan, Primary teacher. Get the most out of best-loved children's books with our bestselling Read & Respond series - the perfect way to explore favourite stories in your classroom. This resource book brings you a wealth of inspiring activities, discussion ideas and guided reading notes based on Letters from the Lighthouse. Stimulating content mapped to curriculum objectives Grammar, punctuation and spelling section for Key Stage 2 Shared reading section including non-fiction extracts Time-saving lesson plans, activities and assessments Huge variety of speaking, listening and creative activities Read & Respond helps you build a whole-school literacy programme based on timeless children's stories, chosen to inspire reading for pleasure. Fun-filled activities help children to fully engage with each story, encouraging a love of reading and building a range of skills. This book contains photocopiable activities, guided reading notes, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and creative ideas - all from a bestselling, tried-and-trusted series that's a firm favourite with teachers. Please note: this book does not include digital content.

Reading Skills Tests (Year 2) KS1

Reading Skills Tests (Year 2) KS1

Author: Jillian Powell, Charlotte Raby Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/03/2020

Are your children ready to face the SATs Challenge? These Skills Test Papers will help to identify children working at greater depth. A linked Workbook is also available to provide further stretch and challenge. The Skills Test Book provides nine separate reading tests, each including a fiction, non-fiction or poetry text. In addition two additional 'fluency tests' are included to assess children's reading fluency. All of the tests have been written to a high level of difficulty and are designed to support and extend children's comprehension skills. The Tests should: Give children confidence to extend their learning across a range of genres Familiarise children with the National Test format Provide a suitable level of challenge for those children working at greater depth Help children to reach their full potential in the run up to the National Tests Aim higher with Reading Challenge Workbooks and Skills Test Papers.

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Reading Champion: At the Skate Park Independent Reading Red 2

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/02/2020

Reading Champion is a book banded reading programme for independent reading offering fantastic, original stories accompanied by engaging artwork. Each book has been carefully levelled making it easy to match to a child's reading ability and fully supports reading for pleasure. In this story, Pip and Dan head to the skate park - but who will end up laughing and who will end up flat on their face? A perfectly pitched story for children aged 3-5 starting to learn to read alone or support to those reading book band red 2 in the classroom.

Secret Garden

Secret Garden

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2020

'The resources are wonderful. I like the fact that it has a mix of fiction and non-fiction activities ... and how material can link to other areas of the curriculum, not just literacy.'Miss North, teacher 'Reading for enjoyment and writing for enjoyment are two of the most powerful ways of getting children interested in books. Read & Respond provides exactly this.' Michael Morpurgo, author [Read and Respond] makes it easy to explore texts fully and ensure that the children want to keep on reading more. Chris Flanagan, Primary teacher. Get the most out of best-loved children's books with our bestselling Read & Respond series - the perfect way to explore favourite stories in your classroom. This resource book brings you a wealth of inspiring activities, discussion ideas and guided reading notes based on The Secret Garden. Stimulating content mapped to curriculum objectives Grammar, punctuation and spelling section for Key Stage 2 Shared reading section including non-fiction extracts Time-saving lesson plans, activities and assessments Huge variety of speaking, listening and creative activities Read & Respond helps you build a whole-school literacy programme based on timeless children's stories, chosen to inspire reading for pleasure. Fun-filled activities help children to fully engage with each story, encouraging a love of reading and building a range of skills. This book contains photocopiable activities, guided reading notes, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and creative ideas - all from a bestselling, tried-and-trusted series that's a firm favourite with teachers. Please note: this book does not include digital content.

Poppy Field

Poppy Field

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

'The resources are wonderful. I like the fact that it has a mix of fiction and non-fiction activities ... and how material can link to other areas of the curriculum, not just literacy.'Miss North, teacher 'Reading for enjoyment and writing for enjoyment are two of the most powerful ways of getting children interested in books. Read & Respond provides exactly this.' Michael Morpurgo, author [Read and Respond] makes it easy to explore texts fully and ensure that the children want to keep on reading more. Chris Flanagan, Primary teacher. Get the most out of best-loved children's books with our bestselling Read & Respond series - the perfect way to explore favourite stories in your classroom. This resource book brings you a wealth of inspiring activities, discussion ideas and guided reading notes based on Poppy Field. Stimulating content mapped to curriculum objectives Grammar, punctuation and spelling section for Key Stage 2 Shared reading section including non-fiction extracts Time-saving lesson plans, activities and assessments Huge variety of speaking, listening and creative activities Read & Respond helps you build a whole-school literacy programme based on timeless children's stories, chosen to inspire reading for pleasure. Fun-filled activities help children to fully engage with each story, encouraging a love of reading and building a range of skills. This book contains photocopiable activities, guided reading notes, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and creative ideas - all from a bestselling, tried-and-trusted series that's a firm favourite with teachers. Please note: this book does not include digital content.

Reading Planet KS2 - All Aboard the Empire Windrush - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

Reading Planet KS2 - All Aboard the Empire Windrush - Level 4: Earth/Grey band

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/06/2019

It is 1948 and Preston is about to set sail on a journey that will change his life forever. He and his parents will travel on The Empire Windrush from Jamaica to start a new life in Britain. Join Preston on board and discover ... who was on this famous ship; how the passengers entertained themselves on the long journey; and what they thought of England when they arrived! You will also learn how the Windrush passengers have contributed to British life today. All Aboard the Empire Windrush is part of the Reading Planet range of books for Stars (Lime) to Supernova (Red+) band. Children aged 7-11 will love reading the exciting collection of fiction and non-fiction written by top authors. Inspire them to keep reading through gripping stories and fascinating information books packed with rich language and stunning artwork. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and questions to support reading at home and develop comprehension skills. Reading age: 8-9 years

Artemis Fowl

Artemis Fowl

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

'The resources are wonderful. I like the fact that it has a mix of fiction and non-fiction activities ... and how material can link to other areas of the curriculum, not just literacy.'Miss North, teacher 'Reading for enjoyment and writing for enjoyment are two of the most powerful ways of getting children interested in books. Read & Respond provides exactly this.' Michael Morpurgo, author '[Read and Respond] makes it easy to explore texts fully and ensure that the children want to keep on reading more.' Chris Flanagan, Primary teacher. Get the most out of best-loved children's books with our bestselling Read & Respond series - the perfect way to explore favourite stories in your classroom. This resource book brings you a wealth of inspiring activities, discussion ideas and guided reading notes based on Artemis Fowl. Stimulating content mapped to curriculum objectives Grammar, punctuation and spelling section for Key Stage 2 Shared reading section including non-fiction extracts Time-saving lesson plans, activities and assessments Huge variety of speaking, listening and creative activities Read & Respond helps you build a whole-school literacy programme based on timeless children's stories, chosen to inspire reading for pleasure. Fun-filled activities help children to fully engage with each story, encouraging a love of reading and building a range of skills. This book contains photocopiable activities, guided reading notes, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and creative ideas - all from a bestselling, tried-and-trusted series that's a firm favourite with teachers. Please note: this book does not include digital content.

Reading Planet - Yasha and Baba - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Yasha and Baba - Yellow: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

Yasha is sent to visit wicked Baba Yaga, who lives in the woods. Along the way she helps a gate with a rusty bolt, and a very hungry cat and dog. Will they repay her kindness when Yasha finds herself in trouble? Yasha and Baba is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Reading Planet - Leo the Lion Keeper - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Leo the Lion Keeper - Orange: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/02/2019

Leo dreams of playing for his school football team, but thinks he is too tall to play. At the big match, the team's goalkeeper hurts his knee and cannot continue. Can Leo come to the rescue and will he ever get to do his victory dance?Leo the Lion Keeper is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 5-6 years

Street Child

Street Child

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/01/2019

'The resources are wonderful. I like the fact that it has a mix of fiction and non-fiction activities ... and how material can link to other areas of the curriculum, not just literacy.'Miss North, teacher 'Reading for enjoyment and writing for enjoyment are two of the most powerful ways of getting children interested in books. Read & Respond provides exactly this.' Michael Morpurgo, author '[Read and Respond] makes it easy to explore texts fully and ensure that the children want to keep on reading more.' Chris Flanagan, Primary teacher. Get the most out of best-loved children's books with our bestselling Read & Respond series - the perfect way to explore favourite stories in your classroom. This resource book brings you a wealth of inspiring activities, discussion ideas and guided reading notes based on Street Child. Stimulating content mapped to curriculum objectives Grammar, punctuation and spelling section for Key Stage 2 Shared reading section including non-fiction extracts Time-saving lesson plans, activities and assessments Huge variety of speaking, listening and creative activities Read & Respond helps you build a whole-school literacy programme based on timeless children's stories, chosen to inspire reading for pleasure. Fun-filled activities help children to fully engage with each story, encouraging a love of reading and building a range of skills. This book contains photocopiable activities, guided reading notes, speaking and listening activities, writing projects and creative ideas - all from a bestselling, tried-and-trusted series that's a firm favourite with teachers. Please note: this book does not include digital content.

Reading Planet - Bugs in Bed - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Bugs in Bed - Pink B: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

Dad and Tom are on a camping trip. Tom helps Dad set up the tent but when Dad tugs too hard, the tent top rips! That night, annoying little bugs get into the gap and buzz around. Can Tom fix the hole? Bugs in Bed is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band.Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

Reading Planet - Jamila's Test - Red A: Rocket Phonics

Reading Planet - Jamila's Test - Red A: Rocket Phonics

Author: Jillian Powell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/06/2018

To become the next Sultana, Jamila must pass a test. Before she goes to bed, the Sultan places a speck of dust under her mattresses and quilts. Will Jamila be able to get any sleep and will she pass the test? Jamila's Test is part of the Rocket Phonics range from Rising Stars Reading Planet. Rocket Phonics builds a firm foundation in word reading through fresh and fully decodable phonics books for Pink A to Orange band. Reading Planet books have been carefully levelled to support children in becoming fluent and confident readers. Each book features useful notes and activities to support reading at home as well as comprehension questions to check understanding. Reading age: 4-5 years

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