The PM guided reading series has a fresh, modern design with lots of illustrations.

The books feature stories of popular PM characters children have come to love. The teaching notes, on the inside covers, include key high-frequency words, language structure, and literal and inferential comprehension questions. 

PM readers are bright, colourful and meticulously levelled and will help to do the following:

  • build high-frequency words
  • develop reading competency
  • offer comprehensive teaching resources 

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Engage Literacy

The Engage series is a modern, award-winning programme perfect for guided, independent, and shared reading from Junior Infants to 6th Class. Engage offers precisely levelled readers covering a huge variety of topics and providing an exciting experience to engage even the most reluctant readers. 

Key features include:

  • Thematically linked fiction and non-fiction readers.
  • Teacher and parent notes
  • Ideal for Literacy Lift-Of, CAPER, or to supplement an existing series

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Flying Start to Literacy

Flying Start features 320 books ranging from Big Books to Chapter Books to Unique Perspective Books for middle/upper primary. Each book is one of a connected pair, written with a different text type & grounded in a systematic and specific sequence of phonemic awareness with key vocabulary introduced systematically.

Key features include:

  • Comprehensive lesson plans
  • "Vocabulary Starters" to support beginner readers

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Collins Big Cat

Collins Big Cat is a literacy programme that provides support for a whole-school, levelled approach for Primary reading. The series aims to foster a lifelong love of reading with hundreds of book-banded readers to choose from, featuring beautiful illustrations and stunning photography for every step of a child's reading journey from bands Lilac to Pearl (reading ages 4-12)

Key features include:

  • Hi/Lo Big Cat Progress series
  • Decodable Phonics readers
  • Teaching and Assessment Handbooks to support guided and whole-class teaching

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Cambridge Reading Adventures

Cambridge Reading Adventures are ideal for EAL pupils and multicultural classrooms. The stories consist of twelve readers starting from Pink B and across all bands. They feature a group of children who attend an international school and who come from a range of backgrounds. Helped by their teacher, Miss Garcia, Omar, Zara, Beno, Leila, and Tefo start school, make friends, share experiences, and encounter all the kinds of things that children over the world can relate to. 

Key features include:

  • traditional stories that delve into great adventures and fables from all over the world
  • lots of activity sheets to support grammar, vocabulary, comprehension, and follow-up writing skills

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Red Rocket Readers

Child focused, teacher driven and fun, Red Rocket Readers are ideal for launching your school's literacy initiative. The readers offer a carefully controlled sequence of challenges throughout the levels to ensure childrens' progress with confidence and enthusiasm.

Key features include:

  • classic story structures
  • careful development of word recognition
  • fiction and non-fiction texts
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Sails readers helps to immerse children in oral, written and visual language and helps to develop fluency skills. The series features stories that encourage children to think critically, explore language and process information. Suitable for Junior Infants to 6th Class, Sails offers a huge range of fiction and non-fiction texts with Guide Notes.

Key features include:

  • focus on vocabulary acquisition
  • attention to visual literacy

Watch this practical guide on how to implement Guided Reading in your classroom! 

Contact your local Literacy Specialist for more information

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