Collins Big Cat Guided Reading Handbooks provide a continuous programme of teaching and assessment that take every reader from phonics to fluency.
•Detailed support for both collaborative guided reading sessions and independent sessions for every Big Cat book.
•Supports practice of reading comprehension strategies through focused, targeted lesson plans and resource sheets, ensuring every pupil reaches age-related expectations.
•Includes advice for demonstration and modelling in every lesson plan, supporting pupils in developing key skills such as inference and deduction from the start.
•Vocabulary Boost sessions for every book to extend pupils’ expressive and receptive vocabulary.
•Formative and summative assessment opportunities to fully assess pupil progress in reading.
•Matches to the current programmes of study for English, Science, History and Geography.
• Supporting resource sheets and editable lesson plans available at collins.co.uk.