Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics: Level 4: Teaching Notes by Julia Donaldson
  

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Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics: Level 4: Teaching Notes by Julia Donaldson

Oxford Reading Tree Songbirds Phonics are highly decodable, beautifully illustrated stories written by best-selling author Julia Donaldson. The series contains a variety of storylines, rhyme, rhythm and genre ensuring there is something for every child to enjoy. The rich, patterned language in the stories is decodable making them perfect for children to practise their phonics. Songbirds Phonics can be used as a complete phonics programme, or the individual books can be used for phonics practice alongside any other phonics programme. Level 4 Songbirds Phonics books focus on different spelling patterns for the long vowel sounds ee as in tree, ie as in tie, oa as in boat and ai as in train. These invaluable teaching notes feature flexible activities to suit your classroom needs. They contain guidance on group reading for all six of the Level 4 Songbirds Phonics titles: Queen Anneena's Feast, Spike Says, The Wrong Kind of Knight, Moan, Moan, Moan!, The Snake and the Drake, Tadpoles. They also include helpful tables of the focus phonics in each story, as well as extension activities that have been designed to improve children's language comprehension and word recognition.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
24 pages

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

6th January 2014

ISBN

9780198388524


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