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Read & Respond Interactive: Kensuke's Kingdom

by Jillian Powell (author) and Brenda McKetty (illustrator)

Suitable for 7 - 11 years

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Product Description

A wealth of digital resources to enhance and extend your work on Kensuke’s Kingdom.

  • Comprehensive teachers’ notes pull together the digital texts into coherent lesson plans.
  • Interactive writing frames included to structure writing tasks.
  • Interactive text extracts on CD-ROM to annotate with your class.
  • Cross-curricular photos and videos to put the story in context.
  • Author interviews and biography.
  • Interactive whiteboard activities.

Product Details

Series

Read & Respond Interactive

ISBN

9780439945783

Date published

January 7th, 2008

Condition

New

Author/Illustrator

Jillian Powell

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Structure

Read & Respond

To get started with Read & Respond all you need to do is:

  1. Choose a children’s book, from Owl Babies to Kensuke’s Kingdom, to study with your class
  2. Order the corresponding Read & Respond Teacher Resource Book
  3. Add a Read & Respond Interactive CD-ROM to really get your lessons buzzing!

Read & Respond Teacher Resource Titles

In-depth analysis of each book to get the whole class thinking about the story—and expressing their thoughts aloud and in writing. Within each Teacher Resource Book you’ll find:

  • Background information
  • Detailed chapter notes
  • Plot, character and setting activities
  • Shared reading section, with three extracts to read as a class
  • ‘Talk about it’ section to get the children discussing feelings and ideas around the book
  • ‘Get writing’ activities to help children structure and express their views about the book
  • Assessment activities*

Read & Respond Interactive

These multimedia CD-ROMs can be used as standalone products, or to expand upon the corresponding Read & Respond teacher’s book. Read & Respond Interactive is ideal for exploring cross-curricular themes and for inspiring reluctant readers.

Each CD-ROM contains:

  • Teaching notes, including lesson plans, differentiation, cross-curricular links and editable notes
  • An author interview or biography
  • Audio clips
  • Text extracts
  • Cross-curricular photos and video clips to help put the story into context
  • A word bank – linked to the text extracts – containing audio and text definitions
  • A selection of interactive whiteboard activities.

Children’s Books

We can supply each children’s title covered by the Read & Respond series as a pack of 6 or 30 books, or as a single purchase.

FAQs

Read & Respond Interactive

What are the minimum system requirements for the Read & Respond Interactive CDs?

You will need a PC or Mac with a 4x speed CD-ROM drive and 128MB RAM; Recommended minimum processor speed 450Mhz.; Windows 98/2000/XP or Mac OSX 10.2 or later; 16bit sound card and graphics card.