APRICOT Springboard Level 2
    • Picture Books
    Product Code:112002

    Price 2,484JPY

    • to order

    8-book pack: Going to Town and others. Lines per page: 1-2

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
(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 55 words
  • Sentences per page: 2 sentences
◆2-a  I Can, Can You?  

This book is about the different things people can do, such as singing.

Word Count: 35
Text type: Literary recount

◆2-b  Fast and Slow  

A fantasy about different types of animals in a race – who goes fast, and who goes slow.

Word Count: 48
Text type: Literary recount

◆2-c  A Rainbow of Parrots    

This book is about parrots and their different colours.

Word Count: 60
Text type: Factual description

◆2-d  Spot  

This book is about the places that Spot, the dog, digs.

Word Count: 62
Text type: Literary recount

◆2-e  The Grasshopper and the Flea  

Look at the different places the grasshopper and the flea like to hop.

Word Count: 63
Text type: Literary recount

◆2-f  At School  

Look at the different things children do at school.

Word Count: 63
Text type: Factual recount

◆2-g  Going to Town  

This book is about the different ways people go to town.

Word Count: 63
Text type: Literary recount

◆2-h  This Is a Fish  

Explore different kinds of animals and what they do.

Word Count: 49
Text type: Information report


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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