Scholastic Readers  Robin Hood: The Silver Arrow and the Slaves - Lynda Edwards (Paperback) 07-04-2008

Scholastic Readers Robin Hood: The Silver Arrow and the Slaves - Lynda Edwards (Paperback) 07-04-2008

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Extensive reading improves fluency and there is a real need in the ELT classroom for contemporary graded material that will motivate students to read. This Robin Hood reader is based on an episode from the popular BBC series, where the legend of Robin Hood is updated for a 21st century audience. Robin Hood and his men live as outlaws in Sherwood Forest. They fight corruption and injustice - both of which appear in large measure courtesy of the self-interested Sheriff of Nottingham. When Robin and the outlaws uncover the Sheriff's latest scheme to buy Saracen slaves, they decide to foil his plans. Will Robin save the slaves, outwit the Sheriff, and win the prestigious silver arrow competition? LEVEL 2 BOOK ONLY Perfect also for native English speaking children who are struggling with their reading A lively, up-to-date interpretation of the adventures of England's most famous band of outlaws Full colour stills from the movie give context and aid comprehension Fact File section gives background to the TV show, as well as information on the Robin Hood legend, and life in medieval England Self-study activities enable students to check their progress as they read Series Information Popcorn ELT Readers is a series of low-level graded readers aimed at younger students who are beginning to learn English as a Foreign Language. The series covers three levels from Level 1 (Early Beginner) to Level 3 (High Beginner) and is aimed at students aged eight to eleven years. Each reader is available in Book Only or Book and CD formats. The CD features an audio recording of the story for reading along. There are also online resource sheets providing step-by-step lesson plans, extra activities and downloadable flashcards.