Stars of Africa is a reading series developed for Grade R to 7. It brings together the best authors and illustrators form South Africa and from across the African continent. The titles are especially suitable for learners whose home language not necessarily English. The wide range of readers at the Grade 7 level, together with the Stars of Africa Grade 7 teacher's guide, covers all requirements for teaching and learning English first additional language within the revised national curriculum statement.
Stars of Africa Grade 7 reading series offers these exceptional features: language on the level of the learner; graded to allow for steady progression as learners become more confident; introduction of concepts and knowledge from all learning areas that explore a vast spectrum of relevant themes; vibrant illustrations in different styles, techniques and colours capture children's interest and help develop their love of reading; extensive range of visual literacy elements such as maps and photographs that further encourages reading skills; 24 stories and information books that reflect the aspirations, social and personal issues of the Grade 7 learner; glossaries to assist learners with further language acquisition skills; encourages comprehensive language skills and reading skills.
The teacher's guide offers: assessment and teaching support; guidelines on extension and enrichment work; photocopiable learner worksheets, book report worksheets, learner assessment worksheets and sample assessment grids, enabling learners and teacher to get the most benefit from each reader; skills-building activities that cover the six learning outcomes for English First Additional Language; the Stars of Africa Grade 7 readers provide learners with a magnificent range of stories that will build confidence, widen knowledge and increase reading pleasure! The reading series includes an additional resource, reading in the primary school - Grade R to Grade 7 teacher's guide, to further assist the teacher with reading strategies.show more