Reading Eggs: Targeting English

The Targeting English series of Student Books, Teaching Guides and Big Books is a comprehensive, integrated scheme for exploring the many ways in which we use English. The series provides comprehensive coverage of the primary English curriculum.

Targeting English will help students to fully explore English. Each Targeting English student book contains high-interest fiction and nonfiction text samples. Themed units open with a variety of text samples for students to read. Each text adds something different to the topic and has its own purpose, audience, structure and composition.

Targeting English helps students to:

  • Develop a range of comprehension strategies
  • Improve their knowledge of grammar and punctuation
  • Read and write a wide range of fiction and nonfiction text types
  • Explore source texts from literature (classic and contemporary), media and everyday life, eg books, magazines, brochures, websites, SMS messages, emails and advertisements
  • Practise their speaking, viewing and listening skills

Targeting English consists of full-colour Student Books and Worksheets and Teaching Guides with extra Worksheets. Targeting English covers:

  • Lower Primary (K-2)
  • Middle Primary 1 (3-4 Book 1)
  • Middle Primary 2 (3-4 Book 2)
  • Upper Primary 1 (5-7 Book 1)
  • Upper Primary 2 (5-7 Book 2)

Resources:

Foundation – 2 Targeting English Book 1

Student resources:

  • Lower Prelims: Student Guide
  • Unit 1: Turtles and Wombats
  • Unit 2: Artists at work
  • Unit 3: Small dino, big dino
  • Unit 4: Which bridge is best
  • Unit 5: Holiday in Thailand
  • Unit 6: Grandma on board
  • Unit 7: Dry and wet and dry again
  • Unit 8: Pancake Tuesday
  • Unit 9: Save the sea
  • Unit 10: Blue poles
  • Unit 11: Where I live
  • Unit 12: Here Dragon, Dragon, Dragon…
  • Lower Dictionary: Text Types Grammar Dictionary

Teacher resources include the units above and also:

  • Prelims: Teaching Guide and overview
  • Lower Assessment: Answers to Student Book assessment pages
  • Lower Grammar Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Lower Text Types: Scaffolded worksheet for writing a procedure; description; discussion; explanation; exposition; information report; narrative; recount; response
  • Lower Wordhunt Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Lower Writing Review: Teacher review sheet for students

3-4 – Targeting English Book 1

Student Resources:

  • Middle 1 Prelims: Student Guide
  • Unit 1: I’m goalie again
  • Unit 2: Tell me what you think
  • Unit 3: The journey
  • Unit 4: Artists at work
  • Unit 5: Sending Messages
  • Unit 6: Who has the pendant
  • Unit 7: The best food
  • Unit 8: Alive in your garden
  • Unit 9: Are you scared?
  • Unit 10: Life in circles
  • Unit 11: Archie, come home!
  • Unit 12: We need more robots
  • Middle 1 Dictionary: Text Types Grammar Dictionary

Teacher resources include the units above and also:

  • Prelims: Teaching Guide and overview
  • Middle 1 Assessment: Answers to Student Book assessment pages
  • Middle 1 Grammar Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Middle 1 Text Types: Scaffolded worksheet for writing a procedure; description; discussion; explanation; exposition; information report; narrative; recount; response
  • Middle 1 Wordhunt Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Middle 1 Writing Review: Teacher review sheet for students

3-4 – Targeting English Book 2

Student Resources:

  • Middle 2 Prelims: Student Guide
  • Unit 1: Ye dirty seadog
  • Unit 2: From seed to breakfast
  • Unit 3: The kangaroo said…
  • Unit 4: Where would you rather live
  • Unit 5: A party for Nonno and Nonna
  • Unit 6: When the alien landed
  • Unit 7: First around Australia
  • Unit 8: Time to eat
  • Unit 9: Telling old tales
  • Unit 10: Hear the beat
  • Unit 11: Luke and Sophie’s invention
  • Unit 12: Save the…
  • Middle 2 Dictionary: Text Types Grammar Dictionary

Teacher resources include the units above and also:

  • Prelims: Teaching Guide and overview
  • Middle 2 Assessment: Answers to Student Book assessment pages
  • Middle 2 Grammar Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Middle 2 Text Types: Scaffolded worksheet for writing a procedure; description; discussion; explanation; exposition; information report; narrative; recount; response
  • Middle 2 Wordhunt Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Middle 2 Writing Review: Teacher review sheet for students

5-7 Targeting English Book 1

Student Resources:

  • Upper 1 Prelims: Student Guide
  • Unit 1: Treasure Below
  • Unit 2: Solve the riddle
  • Unit 3: Do we Need a Bridge?
  • Unit 4: Two classrooms two languages
  • Unit 5: Giving Life
  • Unit 6: Gorillas at Risk
  • Unit 7: Which is best
  • Unit 8: Its Only water…
  • Unit 9: Snow Rescue
  • Unit 10: Earth and Dust
  • Unit 11: Rev it up
  • Unit 12: Trees Forever
  • Upper 1 Dictionary: Text Types Grammar Dictionary

Teacher resources include the units above and also:

  • Upper 1 Prelims: Teaching Guide
  • Upper 1 Assessment: Answers to Student Book assessment pages
  • Upper 1 Grammar Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Upper 1 Text Types: Scaffolded worksheet for writing a procedure; description; discussion; explanation; exposition; information report; narrative; recount; response
  • Upper 1 Wordhunt Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Upper 1 Writing Review: Teacher review sheet for students

5-7 Targeting English Book 2

Student Resources:

  • Upper 2 Prelims: Student Guide
  • Unit 1: Positive Peer Pressure
  • Unit 2: Volcano
  • Unit 3: Are Aliens Real?
  • Unit 4: Who is more dangerous?.
  • Unit 5:  The Surfers Best Friend
  • Unit 6: Your Own Hero
  • Unit 7: The Power in an Atom
  • Unit 8: A Sick River
  • Unit 9: An Election
  • Unit 10: Prime Minister You!
  • Unit 11: I Love it But…
  • Unit 12: When Gamma went Crazy
  • Upper 2 Dictionary: Text Types Grammar Dictionary

Teacher resources include the units above and also:

  • Prelims: Teaching Guide
  • Upper 2 Assessment: Answers to Student Book assessment pages
  • Upper 2 Grammar Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Upper 2 Text Types: Scaffolded worksheet for writing a procedure; description; discussion; explanation; exposition; information report; narrative; recount; response
  • Upper 2 Wordhunt Answers: Answers to Student Book grammar topics
  • Upper 2 Writing Review: Teacher review sheet for students