Two stories about letters: a tall tale told in an exchange of letters about going to school in the olden days, and a tale about the frustration of always getting the wrong sort of mail. For age 8+. Collins Skyriders is a new guided reading series of 96 chapter books for ages 7-11. Skyrider is a new guided reading series for children aged between 7and11. With 24 chapter books at each year level (12 fiction and 12 nonfiction) it provides a wide range of action-packed books to enthuse and motivate. Ever wanted to find out what it's like to live in the Antarctic? To compete in a race across the harsh desert? To jump from a plane and break a record? Or maybe you love reading traditional tales, science fiction or graphic novels? Whatever your guided reading groups like to read about, Skyrider has books for you. The 96 chapter books are packed full of punchy storylines, fascinating facts and attention-grabbing issues. At between 32-48 pages long, the books are easy to manage in your guided reading session with even your average ability readers, and guaranteed to capture their attention.
All fiction is illustrated in high-quality black and white artwork to give a maturer feel, while the inspiring nonfiction is illustrated in full colour with a mix of great photos and artwork. And with 96 titles to choose from, there's plenty of opportunity for your pupils to keep reading, either in the guided reading group or independently. Full guided reading notes plus matches to the UK curriculum are provided in one Teacher's Guide for each year - 1 double-page spread per title. For extra teacher support, each Skyrider chapter books comes with a handy 'quick-flick' guide at the back, showing the main objectives for your guided reading session, the genre, interesting features about the text and suggestions for what to read next.show more