APRICOT Springboard Level 9
    • Picture Books
    Product Code:112009

    Price 2,484JPY

    • to order

    8-book pack: Where Does Mrs Brown Live? 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.

「Springboard again! Of course!!!」(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 160 words
  • Sentences per page: 5 sentences

◆9-a  String Things  

Find out about all the different things you can make with string.

Word Count: 165
Text type: Procedure

◆9-b  The Ski Race  

Two friends who are in a ski race together – who will win?

Word Count: 155
Text type: Literary recount

◆9-c  The Playhouse  

This engaging story tells of a group of friends dressing up and making a playhouse in their backyard.

Word Count: 158
Text type: Narrative

◆9-d  Where Does Mrs Brown Live?  

Can you follow the map and instructions to find different peoples houses in the neighbourhood?

Word Count: 159
Text type: Procedure

◆9-e  Who Took the Teacher`s Scissors?  

The teacher can’t find her scissors anywhere…was it one of the students that took them?

Word Count: 175
Text type: Narrative

◆9-f  Hide and Seek With Carla Crocodile  

A group of friends playing hide and seek – do you have this much fun?

Word Count: 174
Text type: Narrative – fantasy

◆9-g  Pizza Day  

Read the steps two friends go through to make pizza. A pizza recipe is included so you can make your own.

Word Count: 156
Text type: Procedural recount

◆9-h  Operation Elephant Foot  

What happens when an animal in a zoo is injured? Find out in this intriguing story.

Word Count: 150
Text type: Literary recount – realistic fiction


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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