Junior English Book 1 is the first in a three-part course in which grammar, punctuation, spelling, oral work and wider reading are all covered. Enchanting reading passages combine with rigorous written exercises to ensure that pupils of all abilities are captivated and challenged by the joys of the English language.- Suitable for use from age 7 (Year 3)- Grammar, punctuation and spelling guidance throughout ensure pupils gain a strong grasp of the English language- Includes enchanting reading passages from texts such as The Witches, Treasure Island and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to engage and inspire young pupilsAn Answer Book featuring suggested answers and guidance for all the exercises in the book is also available, enabling easy identification of gaps in knowledge and areas for improvement.
After some years in the legal profession, Andrew Hammond retrained as a teacher and has taught English for ten years in schools across the south east of England. He has prepared boys and girls for the 11+ and 13+ Common Entrance and Scholarship exams as well as working as a Year 5 class teacher, Year 6 Coordinator, KS3 Coordinator and Head of English and Drama. Andrew is the Head of English and Drama at Copthorne Preparatory School and lives in Surrey with his wife and three young rascals.