First Comprehension?provides an early introduction to written comprehension, developing children?s enthusiasm for reading and their ability to interpret texts. A downwards extension of the award-winning?Key Stage 2 Comprehension,?First Comprehension?is suitable for children who have not previously attempted formal written comprehension.
A separate?Teacher’s Guide?containing sample answers, teaching notes and further activities is also available.
First Comprehension Book 1?is aimed at children in Year 2 (ages 6?7) who are attempting written comprehension for the first time. Eighteen carefully selected texts reflect the range of genres?recommended by the National Curriculum, and accompanying questions are presented in two parts, to suit the concentration level of most children in this age group. The first of two?First Comprehension?activity books, this book features work by writers such as Roald Dahl and A. A. Milne, as well as an excerpt from a children?s dictionary and a number of accessible non-fiction texts.