Let's Learn Shapes
From the Series Fun First Concepts
In Let’s Learn Shapes, emergent readers learn to spot and identify different shapes through signs they’re likely to see in their own communities. Carefully crafted text uses high-frequency words, repetitive sentence patterns, and strong visual references to support emergent readers, ensuring reading success by making sure they aren’t facing too many challenges at once.Let’s Learn Shapes includes tools for teachers and caregivers as well as introductory nonfiction features such as labels, a table of contents, words to know, and an index. A Let’s Review! feature poses an image and question for further comprehension. Let’s Learn Shapes is part of Jump!’s Fun First Concepts series.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 1|
|Category||Beginning Readers, New!|
|Number of Pages||16|
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.