By the North Star

By Paula Counihan, Edel McCarthy Cronin, Breda Courtney Murphy, Frances Arthur

Big Box Adventures is a complete English language and literacy programme. Written specifically for the Irish market, it includes fully integrated digital resources ( By the North Star is the Sixth Class pupils’ book, and is accompanied by a detailed Teacher’s Resource Book.

· Comprises a wide collection of attractive fiction, nonfiction and poetry, aimed at a range of abilities and tastes, including work from best-selling children’s authors such as Anthony Horowitz and Cathy Cassidy

· Brings reading alive for children

· Makes reading lessons interesting, engaging and meaningful for children

· Provides activities that are designed to challenge children by incorporating many different learning styles

· Integrates specially designed icons for prompts and interactive activities

· Places an emphasis on comprehension to create fluency and enjoyment in reading

· Has been illustrated by a range of top-class illustrators in a variety of styles that will appeal to children

· Uses colourful photos to illustrate non-fiction pieces in a lively and vibrant way.

Class: 6th Class 
Format: Textbook
Further Information
Class:6th Class 
Programme:Big Box Adventures
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