Stage 1 Biff, Chip and Kipper Stories: Decode and Develop are six exciting new wordless stories in the Oxford Reading Tree series. They continue to provide storylines full of humour and drama, with familiar settings and characters. The wordless ...
stories introduce the characters and children learn that the pictures tell a story, where a story begins and how to turn the pages. They will also begin to identify sounds for objects they see in the pictures. They encourage discussion with an adult through the new-style inside cover notes, which provide advice to help adults explore the story with the child. The pack also includes a Group/Guided Reading Notes Booklet with a Curriculum Coverage Chart for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Each story has individual notes and suggested activities for Group and Independent Reading, Speaking, listening and drama and Writing, with each section showing the relevant objectives covered. Decoding and Language Comprehension opportunities are highlighted throughout.