Sailor Taylor Sets Sail

Sailor Taylor Sets Sail

eBook - 2007
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is an amusing story that teaches the ai, ay, and ar sounds.


Learn the sound. . . read the word.
Educators and parents know that a phonics-based approach to reading works. EachBarron's Reader's Clubhouse book emphasizes one vowel sound or combination to build young readers' skills and confidence.

Three nine-book sets help kids progress from easier to more advanced reading.
Level 1
teaches short-vowel sounds
Level 2 teaches long-vowel sounds
Level 3 5 books cover vowel combinations
2 books cover words ending in y
2 more books put all the sounds together

Fun fiction titles feature lively illustrations and a brief activity that relates to the story.

High-interest nonfiction titles are illustrated with photos, and include plenty of "fun facts."

This is Book 1 in the new Level 3 nine-book set of Reader's Clubhouse elementary readers. They are designed for both classroom use and home schooling in grades 1 and 2. Level 3 books are primarily intended for reading instruction following students' completion of Levels 1 and 2 readers in grades K and 1.Reader's Clubhouse titles on all levels emphasize the phonics method of teaching. Each Level 3 book focuses on just a few vowel sounds. Six of the Level 3 readers fall into the fiction category, and feature attractive color illustrations supplementing a wide range of story themes. Each title also suggests an activity related to the book's subject matter that is appropriate to the child's grade level. Nonfiction titles are photo illustrated in color. In addition to their main text for reading instruction, they present "Fun Facts" sidebars that will enrich children's reading experiences with interesting items of information. The nonfiction readers contain the basic elements of an adult's nonfiction book, including glossary and index. They also list two books and one web site where teachers, parents, and kids can find more information about each book's subject. All books present a letter addressed to parents and teachers which explains the fundamental phonics concepts that underlie theReader's Clubhouse series. Book 1 teaches the ai, ay, and ar sounds.

Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, c2007
ISBN: 9780764181603
Characteristics: 24 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Avril, Lynne 1951-


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