Saturday, April 30, 2011

CADERS (Early Readers): Posting #12

This booklet moves on to the r-controlled vowels -- ar, er, ir, or, and ur -- along with a number of blends (gr, st, -nd, etc)

(Refer back to November 14th for full explanatin of CADERS readers.)

          A Turnip on Her Head

"I want to look good for my birthday,"
said Bird.

So first she put on a skirt.
Bird looked at herself.
"I need more," she said.

Bird held a purse in her hand.
She put curls in her hair.
"I need more," she said.

So she put a turnip
on her head.
On top of the turnip
she put a fish.
On top of the fish
She put a nest.

And in the nest she put a frog.
On top of the frog
she put a frog in a nest
and the nest on top of a cat
that purred.

Bird whirled and whirled
and looked at herself.
She grinned.

"I look good!" Bird said.
"I am ready for that party!"

Sunday, April 10, 2011

CADERS (Early Readers): #11

Here's another book for silent e and digraphs. And this one not only works for illustrations, it works for acting. The children really enjoy waking and pacing and chasing and...

(Refer to November 14th for explanation of CADERS readers.)

              When I Wake

When I wake, I pace.

Then I race

and chase.

I brake

and shake.

But then,
best of all,
I bake...

And bite!