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Vol.8 Springboard Series & CD

(Release date: July 2010)

4 levels, 4 colors
800JPY + tax

  • Level 1~4……Green
  • Level 5~8……Blue
  • Level 9~12……Purple
  • Level 13~16..… Pink

♪ Audio Contents

●Easy to find and repeat the audio – each track contains 2 pages!

●Audio with Sound Effects to enjoy the listening practice ♪

●Sound of a chime helps students when to turn the page over!

♪ How to use
Listen to the audio CD, and practice reading with audio. The goal is to read at the same speed as the audio, as well as the pronunciation. Once your students achieve reading a story / 1 short book, mark the chart and let them choose the next book to read.
> Springboard Reading Chart

Springboard is an Australian-built program that is used in elementary schools. Level 1 is used in the first grade (5 years old, native). Short stories encourage children to finish reading a book.

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Vol. 7 Springboard Series Teaching Guides for ALL 16 Levels!

For teachers using the Springboard Reading series,
you can download all of the Teaching Guides here for FREE!
One file contains the Teaching Guides for all 8 books (a~h) in that level.
Each Teaching Guide has detailed directions with reduced pages from the book and 2 worksheets!
You can choose to just print out the worksheets!
Worksheets are a fun way to check comprehension and work on phonics after completing a book!
PDF here
  • a:During the Day  日中のこと
  • b:The Pesky Fly  わんぱくなハエくん
  • c:At the Supermarket  スーパーでお買い物
  • d:Where is Sam?  サムがいない
  • e:The Rescue  水浸しレスキュー
  • f:Hair  髪の毛いろいろ
  • g:Who is Asleep?  動物のお昼寝
  • h:The Kangaroo   カンガルーの学校
PDF here
  • a: I Can, Can You? できるよ!
  • b: Fast and Slow ノロノロとスピーディ
  • c;A Rainbow of Parrots きれいなオウム
  • d: spot 穴掘り大好き犬
  • e;The Grasshopper and the Flea バッタとノミ
  • f: At School お絵かきの時間
  • g: Going to Town 町へ行こう
  • h: This is Fish 動物の得意なこと
PDF here
  • a: At the Fair 楽しい遊園地
  • b: Going to the Moon 月へ行く
  • c: Funny the Fish おもしろい魚たち
  • d: Where Is My Bear? テディベアはどこ?
  • e: Animal Babies 動物赤ちゃん
  • f: Where is Patch? ネコのパッチはどこ?
  • g: Carla Crocodile Goes Shoe Shopping ワニのカーラさん靴屋へ行く
  • h: Truck and Other Big Machines いろいろな大きい車
PDF here
  • a: The Park Train 公園電車
  • b: At the Zoo 動物園
  • c: Molly Monster’s Party お化けのモリィ、パーティーの準備をする
  • d: Big Things 世界の大きなもの
  • e: The Tennis Match ゾウとキリンのテニス
  • f: Santana サンタナくんの遊び
  • g: Lucy’s Loose Tooth ルーシーのぐらぐら歯
  • h: The Fishing Trip 魚釣り
PDF here
  • a: The Thirsty Cats のどが渇いたネコたち
  • b: Pet Dogs and Working Dogs ペットの犬・働く犬
  • c: This Little Critter ちっちゃな生き物
  • d: To the Space Station 宇宙ステーションに行きたいゾウさん
  • e: Big Greg the Firefighter 消防隊のグレッグ
  • f: Trent and Grace Make a Home トレントとグレースの家づくり
  • g: Wally Wombat Goes to the City ウォンバットのウォリー 町へ行く
  • h: Look in the Tree 木にいる動物
PDF here
  • a: The Surprise  おばあちゃんからのサプライズ
  • b: Animals That Live in the City  都会の動物
  • c: Escape from the Zoo  動物園から脱走
  • d: The Moon Car Race  月のカーレース
  • e: After School  学校が終わったら
  • f: Giraffe Goes Skating  キリンのスケート
  • g: Make a Fruit Salad  フルーツサラダを作ろう
  • h: Lunch in the Park  小鳥のランチ
PDF here
  • a: The Kite Day  たこあげ大会
  • b: The Bike Ride  自転車を乗りに公園へ
  • c: June’s New Car  車の買い替え
  • d: Kangaroos  カンガルーについて
  • e: Beaver’s Photo  ビーバー君サーカスで写真を撮る
  • f: The Zoo Trip  お母さんと動物園へ
  • g: Pete and Katy go skiing  ピートとケイティのスキー
  • h: Hot-Air Balloon Day  熱気球大会
PDF here
  • a: Thumper’s Sore Paw  犬のサンバー怪我をする
  • b: Life in the Trees  木に住む動物
  • c: Walter, the Walter Taxi  小さな水上タクシーのウォルターの話
  • d: A New Place to Live  動物達の新しい場所探し
  • e: Dad’s Phone  お父さんの携帯電話
  • f: A Visit to the Library  みんなで図書館
  • g: Zippy Zebra Finds a Friend  シマウマのジッピーのお友達探し
  • h: Trains  世界の電車
PDF here
  • a: String Things ひもで工作
  • b: The Ski Race スキー大会
  • c: The Playhouse 裏庭でお家遊び
  • d: Where Does Mrs Brown Live? お家の場所を説明しよう
  • e: Who Took the Teacher’s Scissors? フクロウ先生のハサミがない
  • f: Hide and Seek With Carla Crocodile ワニのカーラさんとかくれんぼ
  • g: Pizza Day ピザを作ろう
  • h: Operation Elephant Foot ゾウのシャーマの手術
PDF here
  • a: What Time is it?  時計の見方
  • b: Mrs Popinpop’s Ghost  ポピンポップ夫人とゴースト
  • c: Dinosaur Dan  恐竜のダンより大きい動物
  • d: Bad Weather Good Weather  良い天気・悪い天気
  • e: Sonny Gets Lost  犬のソニー迷子になる
  • f: The Nosey Spder  知りたがりやのクモの話
  • g: Places Where People Live  人間が住む場所
  • h: The Moon Landing  月面着陸ごっこ
PDF here
  • a: The Snail Race カタツムリのサムとサラのレース
  • b: Outside Games 外遊びゲーム
  • c: The Queen’s New Seat わがままな女王様
  • d: Geena’s Project ジーナちゃんの紙作り
  • e: Joe’s Letter ジョー君からおばあちゃんへの手紙
  • f: When I Looked Out of My Window 窓の外に見えるもの
  • g: Big Cats Little Cats ネコ科の動物
  • h: Carlos’s Big Yawn カルロ君の大きなあくび
PDF here
  • a: The Flying Doctor  ドクター・コアラと赤い飛行機
  • b: Joseph, the Greedy Octopus  よくばりタコのジョセフ
  • c: Snake Gets Lost  ヘビとトカゲのかくれんぼ
  • d: Rubbish  ゴミのその後
  • e: The Bus Driver’s Birthday  バスの運転手さんの誕生日
  • f: Animals That Live in the Sea  海の生物
  • g: Carmelita’s Cabbage  カメリタちゃんのキャベツ
  • h: Balloon Fun  風船で工作
PDF here
  • a: Maggie Magpie’s Pie  カササギのマギーのパイ
  • b: Wendy Worm’s Adventure  ミミズのウェンディの冒険
  • c: Peter’s Treasure Hunt  ピーターがお母さんに用意した宝探しゲーム
  • d: Fur  いろいろな毛皮
  • e: The Clowns with Frowns Parade  しかめっ面のピエロ
  • f: Alligators to Zebras  野生動物たち
  • g: Grizzy Bear Finds a Friend  ヒグマの友達探しの旅
  • h: Australian State Plants  オーストラリアの州花
PDF here
  • a: Listen to me  ママの言うことは聞かないと
  • b: Brian Fixit  修理が大好きなブライアン
  • c: This Little Boy  難聴の男の子の日常
  • d: A Hot Day at the Farm  ある暑い日の動物のお話
  • e: Ringo the Dingo  羊と仲良くなった野生犬リンゴの話
  • f: People and Gorillas 人間とゴリラ
  • g: Bessie Bunyip 高いところが好きなベッシー
  • h: Who Works at the Supermarket? スーパーで働く人たち
PDF here
  • a: The Lucy Whale  浜に打ち上げられたクジラ
  • b: Carla Crocodile’s Knitting  ワニのカーラさんの編み物
  • c: The Giant’s Fire  山の上の巨人
  • d: Bronto’s New House  恐竜のブロント、新しい家を買う
  • e: Saving Tigers  絶滅危機のトラ
  • f: What is a Frog?  カエルの生態
  • g: Ruby and the Whote Rat  檻から助け出された白ねずみ
  • h: Don’t Throw It Away  ゴミについて考えよう
PDF here
  • a: A Garden in a Bottle  ペットボトルで鉢づくり
  • b: Three Naughty Ostriches  やんちゃな3匹のダチョウ
  • c: Kakadu  カカドゥ国立公園
  • d: The Blank Sheet of Paper  ジョセフと作文の時間
  • e: Fat Snake-Thin Snake  食べ過すぎたヘビ
  • f: Harry’s Great Big Burp  カリー君の大きなゲップ
  • g: Polly Perkin’s Pictures  ポーリーの絵画
  • h: All About Meat  お肉屋さん


Vol. 4 Big Book: Our Sweet Home

All of the 10 picture books in the Picture Books series have a Big Book.
Big Books are great to use for reading aloud with larger classes.
Here are some secrets for Vol.5 Our Sweet Home!




Each page has tiny little creatures. It may look like there is nobody on the page, but if you look very closely, you can find a ladybug, spider, and cricket on the page! Students have to really use their eyes and look carefully to find them. This is great for making students more aware of all the tiny creatures who are living in the parks where they play!

Vol. 3 WELCOME to LW BLUE: Find the Ducks!

WELCOME to Learning World BLUE, which is popular with preschool and lower elementary school students, has ducks hidden throughout!

                                                                                                                                                                                                         Ahh! I found a duck here!

Throughout the book, there are a total of 56 hidden ducks! Can you find them all?
There are ducks on every 2-page spread of the book.
What kind of English can the students use while looking for the ducks? That is up to the teacher!
These great chances to have fun using English not directly taught in the lesson are important.

Vol. 2 WELCOME to LW YELLOW: Find the Penguins!

WELCOME to Learning World YELLOW is popular with preschool-age children because of its catchy chants and songs. Students often remember them all the way into junior high school! But there are many small details which make the book even more appealing to children. Do you know what they are? When children first discover some of them, they get pretty excited.

                               Ahh! There’s a penguin here!

In this text, penguins can be found on every 2-page spread. Let’s find the penguins!
But maybe you should not point out the penguins when your first give the students the textbook. Wait until you have done a few units to point it out. Some classes just want to spend the entire class searching for the penguins, and then what happens to your lesson!? Be careful!

◆Special◆ In Unit 4, students sing a color song, but remembering the order of the colors can be hard, right? Well, look at the colors of the balloons… The balloons are grouped according to the order of the colors in the song!
♪Orange,blue, green and pink, brown, yellow, black and red…

At one school in Osaka, students looked and looked at this page. They figured out the order of the balloons all by themselves. Wow!