'Big English' is a new, six-level primary program that engages students with fun, exciting topics and prepares them to become productive citizens of the world. The program builds on the high-quality, best-practices pedagogy found in Backpack together with a variety of new and updated features. In addition to a balanced integrated skills approach to instruction, the course includes a CLIL strand and an emphasis on 21st century skills, challenging students to be creative, to think critically and to collaborate with their classmates. The groundbreaking lesson plans, infused with Assessment for Learning techniques, help teachers pinpoint areas where students require extra practice and encourage students to become independent, effective learners. With its bright, fresh look and fun, photo-filled pages, Big English believes every child, everywhere, should have the chance to think BIG, dream BIG, and win BIG!