The second book in the Junior English course builds on the material covered in Book 1 and is suitable for pupils aged 8+ (Year 4 upwards). Covering grammar, punctuation, spelling, oral work and wider reading, this challenging book encourages independent learning and will ensure a thorough understanding of the study of English. - Follows straight on from Junior English Book 1 for a seamless transition in learning - Grammar, punctuation and spelling guidance throughout ensure pupils gain a strong grasp of the English language - Includes enchanting reading passages from texts such as Snow White, James and the Giant Peach and The Diary of Anne Frank to engage and inspire pupils An accompanying Answer Book is available featuring suggested answers and guidance for all the exercises in the book, enabling easy identification of gaps in knowledge and areas for improvement.
After some years in the legal profession, Andrew Hammond retrained as a teacher and has taught English for ten years in schools across the south east of England. He has prepared boys and girls for the 11+ and 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship exams as well as working as a Year 5 class teacher, Year 6 Coordinator, KS3 Coordinator and Head of English and Drama. Andrew is the Head of English and Drama at Copthorne Preparatory School and lives in Surrey with his wife and three young rascals.
Chapter 1 Snow White Snow facts (www.richardjwild.co.uk) Learning about language: Common and proper nouns Word order Can you spell? Words to show gender Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 2 Lost in paradise (Kensuke's Kingdom) A heavenly holiday (www.atlantistravel.co.uk) Learning about language: Adjectives Types of sentence Can you spell? Similar letters, different sounds Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 3 Inside the giant peach (James and the Giant Peach) Lots of legs Learning about language: Verbs Exclamation Marks Can you spell? Common endings (-ible, -able) Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 4 A surprising find (Brilliant the Dinosaur) The long-necked beast Learning about language: Missing letters (apostrophes 1) Its and it's Can you spell? Big, bigger, biggest Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 5 The Railway Children Steaming ahead (All About Trains) Learning about language: Personal Pronouns Simple Sentences Can you spell? Prefixes and suffixes Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 6 'Circus Elephant'; 'Wolf' Precious animals Learning about language: Possessive Pronouns Belonging to... (apostrophes 2) Can you spell? Collective Nouns Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 7 Stig of the Dump Waste Learning about language: Speech Marks Imperatives Can you spell? i before e Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 8 'Crabs Walk Sideways' Crusty crab Learning about language: Alliteration Prepositions Can you spell? More common endings (-en, -on) Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 9 Together at last (The Silver Sword) Brave Anne (The Diary of Anne Frank) Learning about language: Adverbs Capital Letters Can you spell? -sion and -tion Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 10 The Iron Man The Obedient Robot Learning about language: Similes Compound Sentences Can you spell? Adding the letters -ing Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do
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