The start of a New Year is celebrated in different ways all over the world. Green/ Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters. A map of New Year celebrations can be found on pages 22-23 to encourage children to discuss the information.

Curriculum links – Geography: ‘Pupils should be taught to …understand geographical similarities and differences through the study of human and physical geography of a region of the United Kingdom, a region in a European country, and a region within North or South America’.

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