The Oxford Literacy Web is an exciting new literacy programme designed to guide schools successfully through the primary years. Fitting the requirements of the National Literacy Strategy, National Curriculum in England and Wales, English Language 5-14 in Scotland, and Common Curriculum inNorthern Ireland, the Oxford Literacy Web guides pupils through the core skills associated with learning to read and write with a diverse range of literary styles within the genres of fiction, non-fiction, rhymes, language, and poetry.Launch into Literacy is a course to inspire the highest reading and writing skills in today's children. A new language programme specially written for NLS and other curriculum requirements, Launch into Literacy is a structured five-book course (Foundation Book and Books 1-4) for 6-11 year olds,Y2/P3 to Y6/P7. It presents a wide range of texts for children to study as models for their own writing at text, sentence, and word level.Book 2 contains five units focusing on writing to express, writing to inform, writing to entertain, writing to explain, and writing to persuade. Exemplar texts with activities teach the language knowledge and skills necessary to write a final text of the same genre. Focused activities includecomprehension, composition, grammar, punctuation, and word work. The write-on/wipe-off posters provide a large version of the exemplar texts. The teacher can annotate them during shared reading sessions while discussing genre and analysing content, structure and language features. The teacher'sguide gives full guidance on how to use the pupils' books and posters. Photocopy masters are included together with a photocopiable assessment unit.