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Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 2: Wild Water

A collection of stories and non-fiction for Stage 2

Author Ciaran Murtagh, Author Janice Pimm, Author Tamsyn Murray, Series Editor Di Hatchett, Series Editor Gill Jordan, Illustrator Alex Paterson, Illustrator Alessia Trunfio, Illustrator Will Morris, Illustrator Euan Cook, and Illustrator Scott Jessop

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

Price:  £10.30

ISBN: 978-0-19-842261-7
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Paperback: 96 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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The Wild Water 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 give children plenty of practice
  • 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
  • Texts build in complexity and sophistication to gradually move children towards the expected level of the national test paper
  • Detailed lesson plans are provided in the Comprehension Express Stage 2 Teaching Handbook, and include clear guidance on teaching the 10 comprehension strategies
  • Comprehension activities for this Collection are provided in the Comprehension Express Stage 2 Workbook
Age range 7-11

Available as part of these packs:

Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 2: Wild Water Pack of 15

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