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Complete Comprehension

Complete Comprehension Book 1

by Jo Gray

Comprising six books of teacher’s notes and photocopiable resources, Schofield & Sims Complete Comprehension is a whole-school programme designed to support children from their first steps in comprehension through to secure ownership and confident application of comprehension skills.

Written by a team of expert authors, the series breaks down the complex process of reading comprehension into separate skills that closely match the curriculum requirements for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Each teaching unit targets one comprehension skill, which is introduced through a modelling session and then practised using test-style questions. Children engage with these skills through captivating texts that have been carefully selected by experienced teachers for each age group and are complemented by a wealth of enrichment activities, ensuring a well-rounded learning experience that encourages reading for pleasure and produces strong and successful readers.

Each book contains:

a Skills guide, providing in-depth explanations for each comprehension skill

engaging text passages from a range of genres, including high-quality contemporary fiction

a Lesson plan for each unit, including a Language toolkit to support vocabulary teaching

extensive discussion and enrichment activities to build background knowledge

photocopiable Target-skill questions and Mix it up! questions

three informal Progress check assessments.