Fun First Concepts
Series of 8 titles
Help your youngest readers learn to read with Fun First Concepts! Vibrant, real-life photographs and simple text introduce the concepts of directions, opposites, patterns, and word families to beginning readers. Repetitive text patterns, clear photo/text matches, and labels create a reading experience that is engaging and easy to follow. Titles include tools for teachers and caregivers and introductory nonfiction features, such as labels, a table of contents, comprehensive review features, and an index.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, New!|
|Number of Pages||16|
|Dimensions||6.5 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||A-D|
|ATOS Reading Level||0.5-1.1|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
Series Made Simple
Colors, letters, shapes, and counting are introduced in this series, which uses bright colors and simple text to entice beginning readers. These slim volumes take a concept and present examples in a real-life setting, such as showing shapes as different street signs and a variety of insects to explore colors. Relevant, eye-catching photographs and repetitive sentences featuring common sight words (“I see a circle, I see a square”) make the text approachable and easy to understand. Each title features before and after reading activities, as well as an interactive review at the end. High-frequency and content words are also highlighted. VERDICT The inclusion of thoughtful teaching tools for parents and caregivers makes these books a quality choice for early readers.