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Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 1: Earth and Sky

A collection of stories and non-fiction for Stage 1

Author Ali Sparkes, Author Joanna Nadin, Series Editor Di Hatchett, Series Editor Gill Jordan, Illustrator Chloe Douglass, Illustrator Adriana Santos, and Illustrator Martin Bustamante

Suitable for:  Children in Years 4-6/P5-7 (and struggling readers in Year 7/S1)

Price:  £10.50

ISBN: 978-0-19-842258-7
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Availability: In stock.

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The Earth and Sky collection includes 9 texts that provide children with the perfect foundation for practising the 10 comprehension strategies in Project X Comprehension Express. The collection covers highly-engaging fiction and non-fiction.


  • Bespoke texts have been written to mirror extents of national test texts to help children familiarise themselves with the length of the tests and build reading stamina
  • Texts ensure high levels of motivation and ample opportunity to apply the comprehension strategies
  • Texts are accessible for every child - including those just below age-related expectations
  • Challenging words are explored in detail to broaden and enrich children's vocabulary
  • Detailed lesson plans are provided in the Comprehension Express Stage 1 Teaching Handbook, and include clear guidance on teaching the 10 comprehension strategies
  • Comprehension activities for this collection are provided in the Comprehension Express Stage 1 Workbook
Age range 7-11

Available as part of these packs:

Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 1: Earth and Sky Pack of 15

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