Starways language development programme builds on the hugely successful Rainbow and Sunbeams language programmes.
Starways has been designed for the revised curriculum and is based on the recommendations of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment as outlined in the Specifications for Publishers .The Starways programme gives life to the strands of the curriculum document.It presents teachers with a comprehensive and simple package of material to support them in the task of mediating the curriculum and fostering the language development of young children.
Rhyme away is a collection of rhymes suitable for traditional approaches to rhyme, but also for a variety of prereading activities. This book can be looked at and shared by the children. It can be used to encourage the child to "pretend read". It can also be used in conjunction with the posters and the big book which are part of the ancillary materials. It will have a role in developing skills and reading behaviours, as children are eventually expected to read independently.
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