The grasshopper and the ants
Part of the Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds series
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children.
They are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 1-6 and contain notes in the back.
The Handbooks provide support in demonstration and modelling, monitoring comprehension and expanding vocabulary. The grasshopper plays all summer while the ants work - but who will benefit when the weather turns cold?
This re-telling of a classic story has been beautifully written by Pippa Goodhart. Green (Band 5) books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters. The focus sounds in this book are: /ai/ay, a-e /igh/ I, i-e /oa/ o, oe, o-e /ow/ ou /oo/ u, oul /ee/ ea /ar/ a /or/ au, our, al /air/ are /ur/ or, ear /o/ a /oo/ ew, u-e /ow/ ou Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall. Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.