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Read, write and Draw 

One of LLLL's guiding principles is that children are never asked to do anything too hard or that they haven't been taught yet. In this activity  children apply their knowledge to read (decode and recall heart words), write (encode and practise handwriting) and draw (to demonstrate comprehension). Download here.

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Speed words

A list of words from the book that include the focus phonemes and graphemes is included in every Big World nonfiction book. Download this version and print out for partner reading and fluency work. You can also print and cut into cards for sorting activities. 
Download here.

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Did You Know? 

Did you know ... how excited we are to share this PDF resource with you?! A compact 1-page resource for every book including more facts, questions to talk about and ideas for writing. Designed for comprehension development - more vocabulary, more content knowledge, and more talk! Download here.

Little Learners, Big World logo and Stage 5 covers

Find out more about the Little Learners, BIG WORLD nonfiction series here. Including a summary of titles, topics and features. As well as links to useful resources and support for school and home.


What sequence do the books follow? When do children practise digraphs? When do they move onto long vowels? Download our tried and tested Little Learners Love Literacy scope and sequence to find out.

Decodable Books Webinar

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Do you have lots of questions about decodable books? We run regular free webinars explaining what decodable books are, how they work and how they can be used in the classroom and at home. You can sign up to a session here.