Comprehension – The Courtyard (Olufemi Ajose 3)

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What makes a story stick in your mind? What makes a piece of writing make you want to stand up and take action? How do some writers have the ability to capture your imagination and take you on a journey into worlds they constructed from scratch in your mind?

That is the power of great writing. Great writers pass on their emotions and ideas to their readers using powerful language and structure techniques.

In our Comprehension courses, students will dive into amazing stories that will stretch their vocabulary, introduce them to powerful literary techniques, and show them examples of how writers create wonderful characters and landscapes. They will learn how to read actively so that they are able to simultaneously read for meaning, context and techniques.

What does this course cover?

In this course, students will dive into an exam-level text, where they will practice active reading, undertake vocabulary studies, identify language techniques, and begin learning how to put together strong comprehension responses.

This is the third text in the Olufemi Ajose Series. To read the first two texts, please see the links below.

In the Text, Jade finds herself in a strange place, surrounded by strange people. She doesn’t think it can get any stranger until she spots a familiar face…

Who is this course for?

This course is for students in year 4 and above. It is great for students preparing for the 11 Plus.

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Comprehension – Olufemi Ajose 2, The Magnet

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Course Features

  • Lectures 3
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Level 2
  • Language English
  • Students 102
  • Assessments Yes
  • Lessons 3

    • Lecture1.1
      Introduction and Vocabulary Study
    • Lecture1.2
      Active Reading and Assignment
    • Lecture1.3
      Mark Scheme