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Flying Start is a comprehensive core literacy program that supports the systematic development of reading.
The easy to use sets of resources includes paired readers and corresponding lesson plans. Paired readers (fiction and non-fiction) present key content words and high-frequency words that allow beginner pupils to develop a range of different reading strategies. A comprehensive lesson plan is available for every pair of readers, giving the teacher a unique level of instruction and support. These lesson plans contain before, during and after activities and can be split into four 30-minute instructional sessions and one review session. At Emergent level, Vocabulary Starters are available to build vocabulary from an early age.
Flying Start Perspectives
Extend middle and upper level pupils’ thinking with additional points of views on the issues introduced in the paired texts. Flying Start Perspectives contain short texts in a magazine-style format and include posters, arguments, discussions, letters, and visual images. Lesson Plans help teachers engage and support children in critical discussions, assist them in recognising different points of view, and then to write about it.
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