A Bear's Year (Compass Point Phonics Readers)

A Bear's Year (Compass Point Phonics Readers)

by Amy Levin
     
 

Describes the activities of a mother bear and her cubs in each month of the year, in a text that incorporates phonics instruction.See more details below

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Describes the activities of a mother bear and her cubs in each month of the year, in a text that incorporates phonics instruction.

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Children's Literature
Each of the titles in this series follows a standard format. After the table of contents page there is a letter directed to parents or caregivers. It explains the purpose of these early readers which is to teach specific phonic sound and words that kids would normally encounter. The opposing page contains a Mother Goose rhyme, many of which will be known, but some may be more obscure and difficult for kids to relate to, but they do contain the phonic sounds emphasized in the book. The simple text is printed in large type and most of the page is filled with a crisp, clear colorful photograph. The books are available in three levels (A, B, and C) and the complexity increases as you move along in the alphabet with longer sentences, multi-syllabic words and a decrease in rebus support. At the end of each title there is a word list, game that reinforces the learning objective (instructions provided), and a very short bibliography of at least three age appropriate and fairly recent titles that complement and or expand on the focus of the text. There is also an index. The big black bear gave birth to two cubs in the middle of winter. They stay close and eat and sleep until spring. Then they forage for food and fatten themselves up for another long winter's sleep. Some of the books for the younger readers are more interactive and ask questions about what was seen or learned. Part of the "Compass Point Phonics Readers" series, Set C. 2004, Compass Point, Ages 6 to 7.
—Marilyn Courtot

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780756505004
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Dogs Series
Pages:
24
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 7.98(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range:
6 - 9 Years

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