Story Street for ages 4-7: Ensures children progress at the right pace with supportive, gradual porgression through carefully graded steps. Provides engaging humour and lively fiction plots provided by top authors and illistrators enhance excellence and enjoyment in teaching and learning. Includes varied fiction styles are introduced through fantasy, cliff-hanger, adventure and novelty format titles to motivate and maintain attention. Promotes valuable awareness of community and citizenship as Story Street is modelled round a contemporary multi-cultural community and many titles are ideal for teaching citizenship and PSHE including issues that range from conversation to bullying. Specific assessment activities to help teachers monitor children's reading progress and simple integration of assessment for learning throughout Story Street Teacher's Notes ensure children's reading and writing skills progress at word, sentence and text level. Accessible Teaching Notes and Activity sheets ensure teachers, teaching assistants and parents are all able to contribute to teaching and learning with simple integration of assessment and learning. Covers ICT and literacy with vibrant talking books, author video clips and activities on CDROM for ages 5-7.