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Project X Comprehension Express: Stage 3: Dare to Succeed

A collection of stories and non-fiction for Stage 3

Author Steve Cole, Author Andy Briggs, Author Joanna Nadin, Series Editor Di Hatchett, Series Editor Gill Jordan, Illustrator Giovanni Pota, Illustrator James Gifford, and Illustrator Alex Paterson

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

Price:  £11.75

ISBN: 978-0-19-842273-0
Publication date: 07/09/2017
Paperback: 104 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

Availability: In stock.

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The Dare to Succeed 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 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 Catch-up Tutor Pack Year 6

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