Gold Band / Level 9

AuthorKatie Dale
IllustratorGiovana Medeiros
Format15x21cm, 32pg, SB
Publication Date28/03/2019
AR Rating
Bic/CBMC CodeYQCR/B3M79
ISBN 978-1-84886-417-7        RRP £5.99

The Magic Music Box

Description

Bella dreams of being a ballerina. When a new ballet school opens up, she is desperate to join but it’s too expensive. Then she is given a mysterious box…

Features

  • 1 Story
  • 32 Pages
  • Direct speech
  • Chapters

Gold Band Structure

  • No specific phonic structure to these books, as children should be able to work out most reasonably common words without difficulty.
  • Vocabulary choices are appropriate to this young readership and not too complex or demanding.
  • Plots and characters are still mostly clear and straightforward to follow. There are still plenty of opportunities for prediction, discussion and thinking about the story.
  • A wider range of sentence structures can be used – still mostly simple and speech-like, but with some that are longer/multi-clause.
  • Plots are still straightforward and linear, but they may be developed over more pages or require a bit more thought to understand.
  • Story is split into simple chapters,