One of Ransom's most successful high interest, low reading age reading programmes. Goal! is ideal for children who are struggling to develop the basics of reading and who need structured systematic phonics-based reading books with a higher-interest age. The Goal programme is based round Letters and Sounds phonics scheme and offers structured progression over five levels. The workbook contains a combination of open-ended interactive games, and more traditional-style worksheets that link to the reading books. The worksheets have a literacy focus, while the interactive games offer an opportunity for lighter, fun, group activities. All workbooks are photocopiable.
Nicola Pointon is an experienced teacher and author of various football based literacy materials.A keen football fan she worked in the educational department of Portsmouth fooball club for a number of years.