Jump into first grade reading with these one- and
two-vowel word stories that are all about animals! The 15 stories in this
delightfully illustrated Fun with Pets will
be an exciting addition to your child’s reading journey. This is the first book
(1a) in the A Beka Reading Program
for grade 1. Each of the nine books gradually advances your child’s reading
skills in accordance with his phonics instruction.
truths. As your child reads stories about Ted and his red hen or Kate and
her pet ducks, he will learn the value of Christian character traits such as
cleanliness, friendship, and thankfulness.
phonics. Before each story, consonants will be introduced with images of small
flashcards such as “F” as in “Fox”, while the vowel for the story will be
introduced in blends such as “a” as in “fa”. Challenging sounds are noted with
an opportunity to practice them in small phrases from the story. Your child can
approach the story feeling confident and prepared as he learns to read step by
fun! Your child can celebrate reading the story by coloring the page at the
end of each one.
comprehension and review. Know that your child understands! Each story is
followed by an exercise such as matching sentences with pictures, reading words
and phrases from the story, or marking true statements about animals. Other
comprehension and discussion questions are included in the Teacher Edition
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