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David and Goliath

Berryman, Faye2002
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LEVEL THREE reader suitable for 7 to 9 years who can read alone or are proficient readers. Increased vocabulary, complex, challenging sentence structure. Three or more sentences per page. New sounds: 'i' as in find -- Special words: fields, occurrence, quality, weapon, descend, honour.Fitzroy Readers 51-60 is the final pack in the series. Each reader in 51-60 introduces one or two new sounds, many of which are single-letter extra sounds, such as y in myth, o in won, and a in path. Each reader also introduces up to ten special words (sight words), including cello, vaguely and echoed. Children who can comfortably read this set are able to engage with general literature, such as magazines, newspapers and novels.
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David and Goliath / by Faye Berryman and Philip O'Carroll ; illustrated by Daniel Friar.
North Fitzroy Vic. : Fitzroy Programs, 2002
18 pages : colour illustrations ; 12 cm.
Fitzroy readers are graded stories introducing new sounds and special words. Why it works: Proceeds in small, simple steps. Easy to use. Systematic and complete. Starts with stories, not theories. Fun. Frequent success experiences. Teaches all essential phonics building blocks (e.g. letter sounds, digraphs ['ch', 'th', etc.], sight words & spelling rules). Avoids rare and abstruse cases that are more easily dealt with as special words. New sounds: 'i' as in findSpecial words: fields, occurrence, quality, weapon, descend, honour Includes: Teacher's notes.
Lower primary
187575556X (paperback)
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