Designed to fit the National Curriculum, the English 5-14 Guidelines in Scotland and the Northern Ireland Guidelines for English, this is part of the "Longman Book Project". The project aims to enable teachers throughout the primary school to teach: language; fiction; and non-fiction. The project also offers practical guidance and in-built record keeping and assessment. It is carefully structured, enabling all teachers throughout the primary school to teach reading and language with success and understanding.;The "Longman Book Project" covers three main areas: fiction and language are the first two, and these are divided into four stages: 4-7 years; 7-9 years; 9-10 years; and 10-12 years. The titles within the stages in fiction are: reading aloud, read on; new reader; independent reader; literature and culture - respectively. The respective language topics are: phonetics, handwriting and spelling; handwriting, spelling and grammer; presentation, spelling and grammer; and presentation, spelling and grammer. The final area covered is non-fiction, which is organized into two stages: 4-9 years - introducing reading for information; and 7-12 years - developing reading for information.;The "Fiction" material offers: a wide range of fiction genres structured and organized to support children's early reading development; large format books for reading aloud as well as books for the younger children to read for themselves; and myths and legends for older children.;The "Language" material is covered in four packs.;The "Language" 1 material is a structured course in phonics, handwriting and spelling that aims to link the teaching of phonics for initial reading to basic handwriting skills, and later to the teaching of spelling; and it has its own story-context and teaches through games, songs, puppetry and other fun activities. In "Language" 2, 3 and 4, for the middle and upper primary years, the project offers three packs providing a language scheme covering: handwriting, spelling, grammar, presentation, punctuation and assessment.;Finally, the "Non-fiction" material offers: useful and informative texts initiating or supplementing topic work; large format starter books for the early years; and a range of different types of information books such as encyclopaedia, atlas, cookbook.;Teaching support including full colour pupil's books, workbooks, copymasters, cassettes, software, posters and assessment materials are also offered as part of the package.