MRI: Mature Reading Instruction Level 4A & 4B
Levels 4A & 4B are part of the MRI phonics-based reading programme developed to support older readers who didn't have the opportunity to establish successful reading skills in their early years.
The complexities of the Advanced Alphabetic Code continue to be meticulously introduced and thoroughly practised to ensure that, this time around, teenagers and adults achieve functional literacy. In 124 pages of stories, plays and poems, Camelot falls, floodwaters cover the Earth, a Chinese student faces his predestined end...and Crab unexpectedly acquires his shell…
Contents Level 4A
- Story 1: Noah
- Story 2: How the Crab Got its Shell
- Story 3: Guru!
- Story 4: How Thor Got His Hammer
- Story 5: Jack the Giant-Killer
- Story 6: Giblings the Wizard
- Poem 1: Creature!
- Play 1: Camelot
- Story 7: Wrinkles – They’re Just Wrong
- Story 8: Demon Writing
With ever-widening complexity of vocabulary, grammar and syntax, MRI’s decodable tales continue to offer a darkly comic take on history, myths, folk tales and literary masterpieces. A Danish Prince blunders his way to an unfortunate end whilst an Indian Princess uses gender stereotyping to defeat Death. Mortals suffer for crossing the Greek gods and a Monkey’s Paw teaches a drastic lesson about meddling in fate…
Contents Level 4B
- Story 1: The Pirate Queen
- Play 1: Hamlet
- Play 2: The Monkey’s Paw
- Story 2: Cinderella
- Story 3: Echoes
- Story 4: Athena and Arachne
- Story 5: Savitri
- Story 6: Tiger!
- Story 7: Maybe It’s Bad... And Maybe It’s Good