Across the sea (Read! Explore! Imagine! Fiction Readers-Emergent Grade 1) (#0597WK3)

by Reid, James; illustrated by Guthridge, Bettina

1 full-text review

Paperback Teacher Created Materials, 2014
Price: USD 6.99
Description: 12 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 14 x 21 cm.
Dewey: -E-; Audience: Lower Elementary; Reading Level: 0.7
AR .8 LG .5 161103EN; LEX 220L; GR B; F&P B
From the publisher: Grade 1
From SLJ: K-Gr 1; read the full-text review


 


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Build literacy skills by engaging students with high-interest, appropriately leveled original and adapted fiction. Books feature increasingly complex vocabulary, sentence structures, plots, characters, literary devices, and illustrations to grow reading skills gradually and appropriately.

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Overview
From Follett

An American keeps in contact with his cousin in Australia.

From the Publisher
In this book, a young American boy sends postcards to his cousin in Australia. With easy-to-read font and lively illustrations, early readers will have a fun reading experience as they try to spot the similarities and differences between homes, holidays, and schools in the United States and in Australia. Beginning readers will be engaged as they read through this delightful book which features a pictorial map at the end.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
  • Publication Date: July 1, 2013
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Fiction readers
  • Dewey: -E-
  • Classifications: Fiction, Easy
  • Description: 12 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 14 x 21 cm.
  • Tracings: Guthridge, Bettina, illustrator.
  • ISBN-10: 1-43335-451-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-43335-451-9
  • Follett Number: 0597WK3
  • Reading Level: 0.7
  • Audience: Lower Elementary
  • Grade: 1
  • School Library Journal: K-Gr 1
  • ATOS Book Level: .8
  • AR Interest Level: LG
  • AR Points: .5
  • AR Quiz: 161103EN
  • Lexile: 220L
  • Guided Reading Level: B
  • Fountas & Pinnell: B

Full-Text Reviews
School Library Journal (August 1, 2013)
K-Gr 1-The texts average between 20 to 35 words in these titles designed to help build particular skills such as identifying colors (Carousel Colors), counting (Duck Pond Fun), and sight words. For example, in Playground Friends, "Bakri is on the bridge"; "Britney is on the bars"; "Sara is on the swing." Each book includes a guided reading level, DRA level, and Lexile level on the back cover. The titles lack interesting or well-developed stories, but their brevity could help young students in independent reading practice. Colorful cartoon illustrations serve to expand on the texts. Strictly functional selections.-Lindsay Persohn, University of South Florida, Tampa (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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