The modern pentathlon
Part of the Collins Big Cat Progress series
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
At the 2012 Olympics, the modern pentathlon will be 100 years old.
This photographic non-fiction report shows the events that are included in the pentathlon and the extraordinary skills needed to compete in this challenging event. Collins Big Cat Progress builds confidence, helping struggling pupils not only to read, but to love readingDual-banded books provide age-appropriate interest level material matched with a lower reading ability levelEvery book is levelled by reading expert Cliff Moon to ensure precise, systematic, measurable progression to help close the ability gapThe books use a range of reading strategies: phonic, graphic, syntactic and contextual to build confident, accurate, fluent readersDesigned to build speaking and listening skills, as well as reading skills, the books are highly visual and include incredible illustrations and photographsEvery book has a Key Stage 2 look-and-feel to engage older pupils and avoid stigmatisationTopics are relevant for children in years 3-6 and connected to the curriculum and framework objectives for these years to support inclusionProgress titles contain a Reader Response page to encourage the pupil to respond to and recall what they have read.
This offers an ideal opportunity to check comprehensionIdeas for Reading, written by primary literacy expert Gill Howell are included in the back of every book to help you support the reading needs of each childThis book has been quizzed for Accelerated Reader