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Alison Hawes

  • 5 stars across 447 books
    Dr Maureen Lewis is a reading and comprehension expert. Maureen's career in education has included time as a teacher, an advisor, a research fellow in education and a director in the National Strategies. Maureen has worked extensively with teachers to develop practical strategies that really work, and has written many books, articles and classroom materials on all aspects of literacy. Maureen's particular expertise focus on children's interactions with reading comprehension, what motivates children to read, and non-fiction texts. Di Hatchett is an expert in early intervention in literacy and mathematics and in the leadership of inclusion. Di's extensive career in primary education has included 12 years as a head teacher, a long spell as a Senior Director with the Primary National Strategy and, more recently, as Director of The Every Child a Chance Trust, developing the Every Child a Reader and Every Child Counts programmes. Di's field of expertise is the development of high quality approaches to intervention for children who struggle with the development of core skills in literacy and/or mathematics. Marilyn Joyce is an expert in systematic synthetic phonics and early literacy development. Marilyn has spent many years teaching in London schools and advising on literacy in local authorities. Marilyn was also part of the team that wrote the 'Letters and Sounds' phonics programme under the leadership of Sir Jim Rose, and was Senior Director of the Communication, Language and Literacy Development team in the National Strategies.
    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 2: The King and His Wish

    The King and His Wish is based on the Caribbean tale The King Who Wanted to Touch the Moon, about a king whose demands g... More

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    10th August 2012

    Escape

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 4: The Foolish Fox

    The Foolish Fox is based on the traditional tale of the lazy fox who does not like working. He asks some sheep to farm t... More

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    1st September 2010

    BC Pink A Trucktown: Help! I Am Wet!

    This title is part of Bug Club, the first whole-school reading programme that joins books with an online reading world t... More

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    26th May 2006

    Rapid Stage 1 Set B Reader Pack: Daring Dogs (Series 1)

    Part of the Rapid Reading series, created to help children catch up. Rapid Reading is the UK's most comprehensive readin... More

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    6th January 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree: Level 5A: Floppy's Phonics Non-Fiction: Family Festivals

    Floppy's Phonics Non-fiction allow children to practise their decoding and literacy skills in the context of exciting no... More

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    8th September 2011

    Oxford Reading Tree Traditional Tales: Level 1+: The Big Carrot

    The Big Carrot is based on the traditional tale of The Enormous Turnip. The carrot is stuck in the ground - how many peo... More

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    31st August 2018

    Escape

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    15th September 2013

    Hidden Treasure

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    1st January 2010

    A Big Catch

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