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    APRICOT Springboard Level 1
    • Picture Books
    Age:5-9
    ISBN:978-4-89991-555-3
    Product Code:112001

    Price 2,484JPY

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    8-book pack: Simple stories, good for basic phonics, 1 sentence per page.

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.

⇒「YOUNG READERS」(Insights from Matthew’s Classroom)

■ Published by: Macmillan Australia
(Printed in Japan)

  • 8 book set (a~h) / size: 18.2 x 14.8 cm / Full color
  • Pages per book: 16 pages
  • Words per book: about 33 words
  • Sentences per page: 1 sentence

◆1-a  During the Day  

Follow the activities of a man throughout his day.

Word Count: 32
Text type: Factual description



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◆1-b  The Pesky Fly  

This story follows the adventures of a fly.

Word Count: 35
Text type: Literary recount



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◆1-c  At the Supermarket  

This book follows the story of someone shopping at a supermarket.

Word Count: 32
Text type: Literary recount – realistic fiction


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◆1-d  Where is Sam?  

Sam rides on different animals on the merry-go-round.

Word Count: 40
Text type: Literary recount – realistic fiction


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◆1-e  The Rescue  

A fantasy story of different animals being rescued in a boat.

Word Count: 35
Text type: Narrative


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◆1-f  Hair  

This book describes different types of hair.

Word Count: 28
Text type: Factual description


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◆1-g  Who is Asleep?  

This book lists different animals sleeping.

Word Count: 32
Text type: Factual description


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◆1-h  The Kangaroo School  

This book tells about the different ways the characters come to school.

Word Count: 28
Text type: Literary recount


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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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