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Year 2 begins with a trio of texts connected with the theme of starting over and the challenges this can present, whatever your age! Links can be made to relationships education (families and people who care for me) and history - Ancient Rome. Resources to support children in making connections between the texts can be found in the ‘pulling it all together’ pack, as can a suggested list of books also linked to the theme, which could be read as a class.
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Whether children have experienced the arrival of a younger sibling or not, this poem captures the excitement perfectly.
It's Corine's first day at a new school and she's naturally nervous - but watch out, because there's a twist in this tale!
This report about the famously two-faced Roman god is full of fascinating facts.
Once you have gone through all three texts with pupils, establishing familiarity and understanding with each, you can use these additional resources to help children engage with them thematically, making links between the texts, and to others they may have read or heard of. A suggested list of books for class reading, linked to the unit theme, is also included.
Real Comprehension is a unique, whole-school reading programme designed to develop sophisticated skills of inference and retrieval; build rich vocabularies; and encourage the identification of themes and comparison between texts from years 1 to 6.
All Year 2 Real Comprehension Resources
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