Read It Yourself is a series of graded readers designed to give young children a confident and successful start to reading.
Level 1 is suitable for children who are making their first attempts at reading. The books are written in a very simple way using a small number of frequently repeated words. The sentences on each page are closely supported by pictures to help with reading, and offer lively details to talk about.
About this book
Х The opening pages introduce the baby animals in this book.
Х Every page starts with a repetitive phrase to help beginner readers to start the sentence confidently.
Х Answer the question at the bottom of the page. Notice how the question ends in a question mark.
Х Talk about the funct ion of the labels on every spread, which show a baby animal and its mother.
Х Some children find it difficult to understand that baby animals have different names. Use the last spread to
talk about this and look at how some baby animals share the same name (e.g. lion cub and bear cub).
Х Try using the picture index at the back of the book. We use an index to help us find the page of the topic we are interested in. .