Springboard Level 8
    • Picture Books
    Product Code:110098

    Price 2,160JPY

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    8-book pack: Trains and others. Lines per page: 4-8

From Macmillan Education Australia, the PRIMARY PUBLISHER OF THE YEAR 3 years in a row, comes this fantastic literacy program: Springboard. It is designed for children who are considered “at risk” for reading. In order to engage children who may not like to read, the content is varied and interesting, and the language starts very simple, gradually getting harder.

Sold in level packs, each level pack has 8 books: 3 factual and 5 fiction.

■ Published by: Macmillan Australia

  • 8 book set (a~h) / size: 19 x 15.5 cm / Full color
  • Pages per book: 16 pages
  • Words per book: about 140 words
  • Sentences per page: 4 sentences

◆8-a  Thumper’s Sore Paw  

Thumper the pet dog has a saw paw and need to go to the vet.

Word Count: 136
Text type: Narrative- Realistic fiction

◆8-b  Life in the Trees  

Many animals live in trees – find out about some of them in this book.

Word Count: 147
Text type: Information report

◆8-c  Walter the Walter Taxi   

Walter the Water Taxi just wants to be as big as all the other boats in the harbour.

Word Count: 140
Text type: Narrative – fantasy

◆8-d  A New Place to Live  

A delightful story about farm animals who go on a journey to find a new place to live.

Word Count: 144
Text type: Narrative – fantasy

◆8-e  Dad’s Phone  

Dad”s lost his phone – the whole family joins in to look for it , Where will they find it?

Word Count: 142
Text type: Narrative – Realistic fiction

◆8-f  A Visit to the Library  

Has your library got the same features as the one in this book?

Word Count: 138
Text type: Factual recount

◆8-g  Zippy Zebra Finds a Friend  

Zippy Zebra is trying to find a friend to play with – does Zippy succeed?

Word Count: 142
Text type: Narrative

◆8-h  Trains  

Read some interesting information about different types of trains

Word Count: 142
Text type: Factual description


FREE Teaching Guides

You can download free teaching guides for the books. They include reduced-size pages from each book along with detailed instructions for using each book with a class.
The teaching guides also contain 2 worksheets per book! After reading the book, have the students do the fun worksheets which check comprehension and give reading/writing practice.

>>Downloadable Teaching Guides

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