Springboard Level 16
    • Picture Books
    Product Code:110106

    Price 2,160JPY

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    8-book pack: A Garden in a Bottle and others. Lines per page: 7-10

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 370 words
  • Sentences per page: 9 sentences

◆16-a  A Garden in a Bottle  

Simple instructions about building a very special type of garden.

Word Count: 370
Text type: Procedure

◆16-b  Three Naughty Ostriches  

An entertaining story about three naughty ostriches who decide to have an adventrue and run away from the farm.

Word Count: 369
Text type: Literary recount – fantasy

◆16-c  Kakadu  

Kakadu is one of Australia’s most interesting environments.

Word Count: 364
Text type:Information report

◆16-d  The Blank Sheet of Paper  

Joseph does not like to write stories…so how will he write the best story ever?

Word Count: 379
Text type: Narrative – Realistic fiction

◆16-e  Fat Snake-Thin Snake  

Snake always eats too much…what will happen if he gets fat?

Word Count: 364
Text type: Literary recount – fantasy

◆16-f  Harry’s Great Big Burp  

Harry gets into all sorts of problems when he eats prunes!

Word Count: 361

◆16-g  Polly Perkins’s Pictures  

Polly Perkins has too many pictures in her house and she wants to sell them.

Word Count: 377
Text type: Literary recount

◆16-h  All About Meat  

This book explains where meat comes from and the work that butchers do.

Word Count: 364
Text type: Explanation


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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