The Pops Reading Scheme has been designed with the following unique features to ensure every child can be successful, whatever their reading ability. This design fosters achievement through success and praise in differently abled children.
|Reader||Reading Age (Years)||England, Wales and Northern Ireland||Scotland||Republic of Ireland|
|Red Elephant Series Pack 1||5||Foundation Stage||P1||Junior Infants|
|Red Elephant Series Pack 2||5||KS1||P1||Junior Infants|
|Red Elephant Series Pack 3||5-6||KS1||P1||Senior Infants|
|Red Elephant Series Pack 4||5-6||KS1||P1||Senior Infants|
|Blue Elephant Series Pack 1||5-6||KS1||P2||First Class|
|Blue Elephant Series Pack 2||5-6||KS1||P2||First Class|
|Blue Elephant Series Pack 3||5-6||KS1||P2||Second Class|
|Blue Elephant Series Pack 4||5-6||KS1||P2/P3||Second Class|
The Red Elephant Series
The books in this series have simple storylines with large clear print laid out in a predictable format. The illustrations provide excellent support to the text. Some direct speech is also used to model good spoken language.
The Blue Elephant Series Books
This series reuses over 80% of the vocabulary encountered in the Red Elephant Series to consolidate and to revise. The books in this series extend the format of the Red Series with more variation in sentence structure, and more events in each story. More direct speech is used in this series to model good spoken language.