Sound Out Chapter Books - Set A-2
Author: Matt Sims
Readability Level: Phonics-Based
Recommended Ages: 7-14+
DRP Lexile Rating: DRP Level: 35| AR Quizzes
The six titles included in Set A-2 focus on the same phonics skills found in Set A-1: short vowels and long vowels. Three books focus on CVC short vowel words, final double consonant and -ck ending, inflectional ending -s (nouns/verbs, voiced/unvoiced); three books focus on open-syllable long vowels, CVCe long vowel words, long vowel pairs (ai, ay, ea, ee, ie, oa).
Each Sound Out title has 6 short chapters followed by a list of high frequency words.
Students with minimal reading skills can read these books from cover-to-cover. They'll have a successful and enjoyable reading experience with lots of decoding practice.
Titles include: Tuck Dam, A Job for Zack, Fun in the Hills, Jake Makes the Team, A Day at the Lake, The Sea Foam
Sound Out Set A-2 Workbook
Workbook contains story synopses and pre- and post-reading activities. Helps students build vocabularies, practice comprehension, recall and other basic reading competencies. Includes answer key. Reproducible. 8 1/2x11 softcover, 56 pp.
Additional Sound Out Chapter Books:
Sound Out A-1: more practice with the same skills taught in A-2
Sound Out B-1 and Sound Out B-2: Same skills taught in A-1 and A-2 with the addition of practice with consonant blends and digraphs, diphthongs, controlled vowels, and silent letters.
Sound Out C-1 and Sound Out C-2: includes skills taught in Levels A and B, and adds inflectional endings, compound words, prefixes and suffixes, and regularly spelled two-syllable words.
Reviews & Comments:
"The Sound Out books are totally decodable, the language is not stilted, and they offer upper level comprehension skills like inference and cause and effect.">--Lynn Givens, Connect to Comprehension