Description - A Shoot of Corn by Richard Brown
Suitable for children in Year 2 (age 6), A Shoot of Corn is from the Cambridge Reading genre strand Narrative Recounts, a strand which motivates children to explore their personal responses and make links to their own experiences. Each story in this set of nine marks a significant event from someone's childhood. This is a true story about Richard Brown, which happened in 1958. In the village school that Richard used to go to as a boy, there was always a harvest festival. One year, Richard found some grains of corn. In the spring, he planted one in a jar and watched it grow into a beautiful shoot of corn. Narrative recounts also provide excellent models for children's own writing.
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(229mm x 180mm x 5mm)
Cambridge University Press
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