50 SHARED TEXTS is a series of anothologies for shared reading-one title for each year. Each title contains 50 photocopiable extracts covering the year-appropriate range of fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Each extract is supported by teacher's notes and an annotated mini-version of each extract to show how it can be workedin the lesson. Teacher's notes show how text can be used to teachmultiple objectives and ideas are given for reading and writing activities. The texts in 50 SHARED TEXTS FOR RECEPTION include: *traditional stories *stories with predictable structures and patterned language *songs *number rhymes and action rhymes *simple non-fiction texts from the world around us-rules, invitations, instructions, maps and signs *extracts from information books.