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Connectors Turquoise: Bossy Cousin Kate x 6

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Product Description

Narrow the attainment gap with reciprocal reading. Our groundbreaking Connectors series uses peer-to-peer learning strategies that include every child – with proven results.

  • High-impact methods proven in case studies and recommended by the Education Endowment Foundation
  • Formal classroom trials of Connectors show children’s reading age leaping forward by an average of 9.1 months in just 12 weeks
  • Ideal for small group teaching at different ability levels
  • Case studies show particular benefits for disadvantaged learners
  • A great way to make your Pupil Premium go further

Children work in small independent groups of up to six, each taking turns to be the leader as they read and discuss a book together. Clear prompts show the leader how to focus the discussion and engage their team members to predict outcomes, clarify issues, ask questions and evaluate content.

This collaborative approach builds teamwork, speaking, listening, comprehension and evaluation skills. It also promotes metacognition and peer-to-peer learning: two strategies identified by the Education Endowment Foundation as being particularly effective for disadvantaged children.

A 2013 formal trial of Connectors involving 616 pupils in five UK schools showed dramatic increases in reading ability, with the greatest benefits among children on Free School Meals. These pupils showed a reading age increase of over 10 months on average – all in just 12 weeks.

This six-copy pack of a fiction title is ideal for readers at Book Band Turquoise, giving them all the benefits of Connectors in an appealing story form.

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“The Ofsted inspector that saw the Connectors lesson said she had never seen a book talk where everybody was so engaged and on task. She said the system obviously works really well for children because everybody was focused.” Literacy Coordinator, Ecton Brook Primary School

Product Details

Catalogue number

8418 in Secondary Rewards 2017/18 and 6932 in Schools Catalogue 2017/18

Series

Connectors Turquoise

Format

Paperback

Date published

July 3rd, 2014

Condition

New

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