The Sound of Short U
Simple text about fun things and repetition of the letter 'u' help readers learn how to use the 'short u' sound. Large type, vivid full-page color photos, and a word list all aid in developing reading skills. An explanatory note to parents and educators, as well as an introduction to the author, are also included.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||C|
|ATOS Reading Level||0.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||176571|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, and Reviewed|
Author: Peg Ballard
Dr. Peg Ballard holds a PhD from Purdue University and is an associate professor in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her areas of expertise are assessment, interventions, and response to intervention. Dr. Ballard teaches online graduate courses in the K-12 reading licensure and master's program along with reading interventions in the undergraduate teacher preparation program.
Author: Cynthia Amoroso
Cynthia Amoroso holds undergraduate degrees in English and elementary education, and graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction as well as educational administration. Cynthia's past roles include teacher, assistant principal, district reading coordinator, director of curriculum and instruction, and curriculum consultant. She has extensive experience in reading, literacy, curriculum development, professional development, and continuous improvement processes. Cynthia enjoys reading, writing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
A noteworthy review of Long and Short Vowels from School Library Journal on November 1, 2015
Large, bold black type makes these books easy on beginner readers’ eyes. The visuals are strong: brightly hued page borders, text set in stark relief on white against vivid background colors, and crisply reproduced, child-friendly photos depicting adorable animals and a cast of… View →