You’ll be surprised what you see when you lift the flaps to find what animals are hidden in this book!
Author(s): Pauline Cartwright
Illustrators: Elaine Nicholas
Sound Focus: Decoding of one-letter, one-sound words and blending skills.
Alignment with Ready to Read Phonics Plus
Emergent Level 2
You can use the following notes to teach students word-level reading /decoding strategies. More in-depth notes can be downloaded below.
Word-Level Reading Strategies
Total Word Count: (includes Title) 47
16 different words. 3 are high-frequency words and 16 are decodable.
Decodability Criteria: Words in this book are either high-frequency words or are decodable according to the following criteria:
• one letter = one sound (e.g. bug, hen, dog)
Decodable Strategy: All words in this book can be sounded out one letter at a time. Point to each letter as your students (or you if necessary)
pronounce the sounds. Ask students (or help them) to blend the sounds together to pronounce the words – ‘f’ ‘o’ ‘x’, ‘h’ ‘e’ ‘n’,
‘h’ ‘a’ ‘t’, ‘f’ ‘u’ ‘n’.
Important Vocabulary in Text: fog, pen, fun, jug, bug
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