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Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 3: Thrills and Chills

Collection of stories, non-fiction and poetry for Stage 3

Author Jonny Zucker, Author Paul Stewart, Author Steve Cole, Series Editor Di Hatchett, Series Editor Gill Jordan, Illustrator Dylan Gibson, Illustrator Loic Billiau, Illustrator Pete Williamson, and Illustrator Daniela Terrazzini

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

Price:  £11.43

ISBN: 978-0-19-842270-9
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Paperback: 104 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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The Thrills and Chills 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, non-fiction and poetry.


  • 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 3 Teaching Handbook, and include clear guidance on teaching the 10 comprehension strategies
  • Comprehension activities for this Collection are provided in the Comprehension Express Stage 3 Workbook
Age range 7-11

Available as part of these packs:

Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 3: Thrills and Chills Pack of 15

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