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 2?is aimed at children who are gaining confidence in written comprehension. It is designed to stretch high achievers in Year 2 (ages 6?7), and also provides extra practice for children in Year 3 (ages 7?8). 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 second of two?First Comprehension activity books, this book features work by writers such as Kenneth Grahame and Jacqueline Wilson, as well as an autobiographical text and a number of accessible non-fiction texts.