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By: Freeman, Maggie Moon, Cliff(Series edited by) Collins Big Cat(Prepared for publication by)

Part of the Collins Big Cat series
0007186002 / 9780007186006
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United Kingdom
21 cm 24 pages : chiefly illustrations
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Quiz No: 223443, Points 0.50, Book Level 3.30,
Early Years - Key Stage 1 Learn More
Band 07: Turquoise.
Collins Big Cat is a guided reading series for ages 4--7 edited by Cliff Moon. Top children's authors and illustrators have created fiction and non-fiction books that your children will love to read, banded to help you choose the right book for every child. Practical teaching notes are included at the back of each book. * Series editor Cliff Moon is an acknowledged expert in teaching reading, with decades of experience, well known and trusted by teachers. * Collins has commissioned top children's authors and illustrators to create guided reading books that children will love to read. * Highly

The book reveals how castles were built, not only for people to live in, but also to keep enemies out.

Detailed illustrations show the materials that were used and special precautions that were taken to ensure castles would provide adequate defence.

Photographs show several examples of castles and castle remains that can still be visited today. * Turquoise/ Band 7 books offer literary language and extended descriptions, with longer sentences and a wide range of unfamiliar terms. * Text type - A report and explanation text. * There is an index on page 21 and a labelled 3-D diagram of a castle on pages 22 and 23 providing an opportunity to recap the information. * Curriculum links - Art and Design: Can buildings speak?; History: Famous events (Norman Invasion). * This book has been levelled for Reading Recovery.


4KHF For National Curriculum Key Stage 1, YQCR Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes

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