The Lottery Ticket

Series: Neutron Stars
Interest Age: 13 - Adult
Reading Age: 5 to 6 Years Old
Published: 14 June 2018
AR Book Level: MY 1.6
Book Band: Yellow
Catch Up Level: TBC
Lexile Level: TBC
Words: 318 words

Availability: In stock

Paperback (format)
ISBN: 9781785914423
Ebook (format)
ISBN: 9781785914720


Ali and Salma buy a lottery ticket. They could be rich! The Lottery Ticket is a book-banded reading book for developing readers, carefully levelled at Yellow Book Band for guided reading. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 318-word fiction story is suitable for struggling teen and adult readers.

The Lottery Ticket features a short, structured text with accessible vocabulary, has more variation in sentence structure with some repetition in patterns. Punctuation includes comma, full stops, exclamation and question marks, and direct speech.

The Lottery Ticket is part of Ransom's Neutron Stars, a structured reading programme for teens and adults learning the basics of reading. The series offers progression through ten levels of reading, four phonics and six coloured book bands.

More information on the structure of the scheme can be found here.