Junior English Book 3 is suitable for pupils aged 9+ (Year 5 upwards) and is full of lively reading passages, comprehension exercises and grammar tasks which will enthuse young learners. This book builds on the material covered in the first two books to ensure pupils become skilled users of the English language. - Feeds directly into So you really want to learn English Book 1 for a seamless transition in learning - Features rigorous comprehension tasks and challenging exercises which will help pupils to become skilled and confident users of the English language - Includes enchanting reading passages from texts such as Goodnight Mister Tom and The Wind in the Willows to engage and inspire pupils The accompanying Answer Book features 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 1A long way from home (Goodnight Mister Tom)Difficult times (The Homefront)Learning about languageCapital letters and full stopsBuilding sentencesCan you spell? HomophonesSpeaking and listeningHave you read?Other things to doChapter 2Think of a world (Riddle)Zeca's world (Rainforest)Learning about languageNoun revisionCompound nounsAdjectivesCan you spell? Adding adjective endings to nounsSpeaking and listeningHave you read?Other things to doChapter 3The wreck (The Wreck of the Zanzibar)An historic find (The Guardian) Learning about languageSpeech marksAdverbs in speechCan you spell? Adding adverb endings to adjectivesSpeaking and listeningHave you read?Other things to doChapter 4Time travelling (A Wrinkle in Time)What is time? (www.nmm.ac.uk)Learning about languageVerbsCommasCan you spell? Verb endings: past tense Speaking and listeningHave you read?Other things to doChapter 5Back of the net (Keeper)Save of the century (Great Sporting Moments)Learning about languageAdjectival phrases Prepositions Can you spell? Comparative and superlative endingsSpeaking and listeningHave you read?Other things to doChapter 6The boy who fell out of the sky (Myths and Legends)Fly like a bird (Flying Machine) Learning about languageSimple sentencesCompound sentencesConjunctions Final wordCan you spell?Greek prefixesLatin wordsSpeaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 7Posting letters (Stray or Stop - Poetry Themes)Dear Sir Learning about languageSimiles and metaphors Alliteration Can you spell? Onomatopoeia Speaking and listeningHave you read?Other things to doChapter 8Behind the wheel (The Wind in the Willows)The drive of your lifeLearning about language:Idioms Imperative forms of verbs Can you spell? Synonyms Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 9The earwig nest (My Family and Other Animals)Earwigs Learning about languageApostrophesApostrophes to show omission/contractionApostrophes to show possessionCan you spell?Antonyms Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do Chapter 10Down the Amazon (Journey to the River Sea) Dawn on board (The Congo) Learning about languageFirst and third person Past and present tense Can you spell?Double letters Speaking and listening Have you read? Other things to do
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