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Kingfisher Readers L4: Flight (Kingfisher Readers - Level 4)by Chris Oxlade
Synopses & Reviews
Very few things capture the human imagination like flight. Starting with natural flyers such as birds and squirrels, and then progressing through the history of mans quest to take to the air, Kingfisher Readers L4: Flight by Chris Oxlade looks at all of the aspects of flight including different types of flying machines, important inventions, the forces on a plane, and the challenges of getting into space. At this reading level, the concept of primary and secondary text is introduced with a main body, image captions, and callout boxes for short features. A deeper glossary and index complete the book, making this a fun choice for emerging readers who dream of flying themselves.
LEVEL 4: READING
A greater variety of language and types of information than at level 3. More challenging vocabulary is introduced. Sentences remain clear, interesting, and unambiguous, but are slightly more complex.
Guided Reading Levels: N, O
LEVEL 1 - BEGINNING TO READ (red)
Extent: 32pp; words per page: 10 to 20
Level 1: 700 approx words
The language at this level will be short and simple sentences, with straightforward vocabulary and punctuation, a high level of phonic regularity and lots of repetition. Includes simple glossary.
About the Author
Series editor, Heather Morris, is a former BBC schools publisher.
UK literacy consultant, Hilary Horton, is a senior literacy adviser for Camden Council, London
Series authors have also written readers for Oxford Reading Tree, Collins Primary Literacy, DK Readers, Heinemann English Readers and Clifford and Disney Readers.
US series editor, Thea Feldman, is the author of over 100 childrens books, including several Clifford and Disney Readers. Additionally she has written and edited several My Readers MCPG (US). She is a former editorial director at Scholastic.
US literacy consultant, Ellie Costa, is one of the USs foremost literacy specialists. She teaches at Bank Street College of Education
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