The success of Outside the Box Learning Resources is rooted in the passion of the team of professionals behind it. Led by husband and wife duo Conor and Kate Holmes, the renowned educational publisher has been providing education and health professionals with a comprehensive suite of learning resources and assessments for over fifteen years.
Covering a wide range of disciplines, Outside the Box Learning Resources is the complete solution for educators, and healthcare professionals to develop their skills professionally or to nurture the intellectual and emotional needs of those in their care.
Activities to build reading skills with fiction and non fiction texts
Sensational Reading series builds comprehension skills and inspires students to think deeply about the fiction and non-fiction books they read. Worksheets cover different aspects of literature and many include stimulating follow-up activities related to guided and independent reading. Each worksheet begins with a learning outcome that clarifies the learning intention to both teacher and students. Further, at the end of each worksheet is an assessment rubric tracking the three progressions of HOT – surface, deep and conceptual. In this way the worksheet also makes learning transparent, showing where each student is at and what their next step in learning is.
Book 1: 7-8 Years
Book 2: 8-9 Years
Book 3: 9-10 Years
Book 4: 11-12 Years
5-8 Years, 8-12 Years
Suzi de Gouveia
Sensational Reading: Book 1, Sensational Reading: Book 2, Sensational Reading: Book 3, Sensational Reading: Book 4