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29Oct
2015
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Me with Snake Puppet

“The Predator” – Level G

Another songbook recently requested by some teachers in the Grand Island school district was The Predator. I’ve determined the Fountas & Pinnell Reading Level for this title to be Level G based on the characteristics I’ve noted below. It would be most appropriate for ages 6 – 7 and first grade readers. (Of course, PreK through second graders love this […]

28Oct
2015
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Bees cover

“Busy Bees” – Level D

My next songbook I’d like to highlight is Busy Bees.  I’ve determined the Fountas & Pinnell Reading Level for this title to be Level D based on the characteristics I’ve noted below. It would be most appropriate for ages 4 – 7 and beginning first grade readers. (Of course, PreK through second graders love this book!) 2 – 3  sentences per page […]

26Oct
2015
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Me with Dino Book

“Dig A Dinosaur”- Level G

I’m going to begin by sharing what I “think” the Fountas & Pinnell Reading Level is for one of many children’s favorite title, Dig A Dinosaur. Based on the characteristics I’ve noted below of Level G, this songbook would be most appropriate for ages 6 – 7 and first grade readers. (Of course, PreK through second graders […]

25Oct
2015
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Dinosaur with Child

The Reading Levels of my “Songbooks of Science”

I have recently been asked, “What are the Guided Reading Levels of my Songbooks of Science?” My first response would be that they were initially created for Shared Reading experiences. Since each is focused on a science theme, the higher vocabulary makes the text too unpredictable to be used in Guided Reading. Of course that doesn’t mean […]