At the Edge: 4-5 Readers, Virtual Pack

At the Edge: 4-5 Readers, Virtual Pack

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The Hodder Reading Project Level 4-5 identifies blocks to progression and takes pupils from National Curriculum Level 4 to Level 5. It comprises the Teacher's Resource, Pupil's Book and 6 Readers. Reader 5, At the Edge edited by Sue Hackman. From Aron Ralston's extraordinary story of having to cut off his own arm trapped by a boulder to Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay's conquest of Everest; from surviving nuclear attack in the 20th century to Sir Walter Ralegh's letter to his wife before his execution - amazing testimonies from sporting heroes, mountaineers, explorers, soldiers and ordinary people who have lived life close to the edge.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 1444111612
  • 9781444111613

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Sue Hackman (author of the Hodder Reading Project) has been closely involved in the development of the Key Stage 3 English Strategy, and is the author of successful material for lower-attainers, including Fast Forward and Hodder English Gold.
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Table of contents

On the Roof of the World Mountaineering adventures 1 Sickness at 13,000 feet, Jonathan Waterman 2 Accident on Annapurna, Maurice Herzog 3 Frostbite, Maurice Herzog 4 Avalanche, Kurt Diemburger 5 Trapped, Aron Ralston At the Frontier Explorers at the edge of the known world 6 Visiting a tree house, Nick Middleton 7 A meal in the Arctic, Nick Middleton 8 Exploring the sea bed, Trevor Norton Breaking the Limit Record breakers 9 The 4-minute mile, Roger Bannister 10 Returning home after sailing round the world, Ellen MacArthur 11 The conquest of Everest, Edmund Hillary Surviving the Human Race People who have survived the worst in other people 12 The First World War, Ronald Blythe 13 Factory work, Elizabeth Bentley 14 Locked up, Arthur Koestler 15 Surviving a nuclear attack, John Hersey Messages from the Edge The thoughts of people who have looked death in the face 16 Messages in bottles, John Harding 17 Walter Raleigh's last letter, Sir Walter Ralegh 18 John Clare's end, John Clare 19 What's the point? John Diamond
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