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Traditional Tales

Timeless stories with clear phonic progression

Traditional Tales

Timeless stories with clear phonic progression

These 40 timeless stories from around the world are now fully decodable, with clear phonic progression, and perfectly matched to the National Curriculum, making them a must for every classroom. 

These enchanting tales have been shared for generations and now every child can read them for themselves.

  • Free online support to enrich the storytelling experience
  • Inspire children's writing with the storymap in every book
  • Teaching Handbook by series advisor Nikki Gamble with advice and photocopiable sheets for every story
  • Extended versions of Levels 1-5 stories to develop a broad and rich vocabulary
  • Stunning illustrations - each by a different artist
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Series contains:

  • 40 fully decodable stories
  • From Level 1 to Level 9
  • Teaching Handbook with advice and activity sheets
  • Free online support - eBooks, storyteller videos and teaching notes
  • Free online PD from Nikki Gamble
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View 2017 structure chart (PDF)View teaching sequence (PDF)

What does Oxford Reading Tree deliver?

Oxford Reading Tree course structure

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Curriculum information

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Assessment in Oxford Reading Tree (PDF)

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Case studies

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Support materials

Find activity sheets, teaching notes, a reading record and more

Free downloads

The Little Red Hen

Free eBook

Traditional Tales Level 1 The Little Red Hen eBook

Level 1 Teaching Notes

Level 1 Teaching Notes

Traditional Tales Level 1 Teaching Notes

Tradition Tales Wallpaper

Traditional Tales Wallpaper - Aladdin (JPG)

Download this free wallpaper/background for any PC or MAC

The King and His Wish

Free eBook

Traditional Tales Level 2 The King and His Wish eBook

Level 2 Teaching Notes

Level 2 Teaching Notes

Traditional Tales Level 2 Teaching Notes

Traditional Tales Doorhangers

Traditional Tales Door Hangers (JPG)

Print off and cut out off these fun free door hangers with beautiful series illustrations

The Frog Prince

Free eBook

Traditional Tales Level 6 The Frog Prince eBook

Level 6 Teaching Notes

Level 6 Teaching Notes

Traditional Tales Level 6 Teaching Notes

Traditional Tales Bookmarks

Traditional Tales Bookmarks (JPG)

Print off and cut out off these free bookmarks with beautiful series illustrations

East of the Sun, West of the Moon

Free eBook

Traditional Tales Level 9 East of the Sun West of the Moon eBook

Level 9 Teaching Notes

Level 9 Teaching Notes

Traditional Tales Level 9 Teaching Notes