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Connectors: Polluted Playgrounds x 6 Pack

by Jill Eggleton (author)

Suitable for 5 - 8 years

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Product Description

Connectors is a groundbreaking reading series which narrows the attainment gap through peer-to-peer learning. Children work in small independent groups, each taking a turn to be the leader as they read a book together, following prompts to make predictions and debate issues raised in the text.

Clear prompts represented by coloured faces show each child when it is their turn to read and lead, and how to focus the discussion to engage their team members. This exciting approach builds reading and listening skills, promotes successful teamwork and encourages every child to participate.

Peer-to-peer learning builds cooperation and trust between pupils, motivates disengaged learners, moderates behaviour and develops leadership and cognition skills. The Sutton Trust ranks peer tutoring as one of the most effective ways to improve overall achievement, with disadvantaged and low achieving pupils making particular gains.

Polluted Playgrounds explores the problems facing children who have nowhere clean to play:

  • Why do some children play in polluted places?
  • What is a safe playground?
  • How can we keep playgrounds safe?

Book Band: Turquoise.

Product Details

Series

Connectors

Format

Paperback

Date published

February 3rd, 2011

Condition

New

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