ComprehensionBook - 2001
Comprehension is a new title in this series of language reference guides to help children of 7-11 master the basics literacy. It gives simple techniques and hints on how to understand a wide range of different texts. Using funny illustrations and a lively story line it shows what makes a storydramatic, how characters are created and how to predict what might happen next. It includes looking at non-fiction texts to work out if they are giving information, opinions or instructions. The book gives clear advice on numerous points. It also provides concise teaching points for language andliteracy lessons and is an invaluable resource for both teachers and parents. Links to the Literacy Framework for Years 3 and 4. John Butterworth is a regular consultant on children's dictionaries, and the author of several language activity books for children including "Spelling", "Grammar", and "Punctuation" in this series and "Using the Oxford School Dictionary" and "Using the Oxford Primary School Dictionary".
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Branch Call Number: J/428/.43/But 6173mb 1
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill.
Alternative Title: Oxford comprehension