Singing Wheels Grade 4 Book 1 (Alice and Jerry Basic Reading Program)

Singing Wheels Grade 4 Book 1 (Alice and Jerry Basic Reading Program)

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Item #: 060658
ISBN: 9781597654456
Grades: 4

Product Description:

The Fourth and Fifth Grade Readers are special. By this time the student is on his way to reading independently and these readers (one per grade level) provide quality information as well as practice in their stories. The Fourth Reader Singing Wheels is about life in pioneer days. In addition to the same enjoyable although less numerous illustrations, the book is full of little educational drawings of animals, equipment, etc. It is like a living museum wrapped up in a book. The Fifth Reader, Engine Whistles, contains stories that trace the development of transportation and inventions. This one also has small drawings of the components of different types of inventions such as various automobile parts (i.e. lamps or horns). Workbooks for Singing Wheels and Engine Whistles have brief teacher notes in the inside front cover but no answer keys.

(Fourth Reader) 532 new words. Glossary in back. 383 pgs. hb.

Category Description for Alice and Jerry Basic Reading Program:

This carefully structured reading program was first published in 1957 and retains its pre-politically correct flavor. Each unit is a series of stories, with multiple units in each book. New words are introduced in the “Presentation Units.” In the “Absorption Units” that follow, students read additional stories, reviewing and reinforcing words recently presented. New vocabulary is constantly practiced and strengthened. Grade 1 starts with four Preprimers which feature short sentences, easy words, and lots of delightful nostalgic illustrations. Rebus illustrations (small drawings that substitute for words too difficult for a beginning reader) are incorporated. Grade 1 Semester 2 and Grades 2-3 (with 3 Readers each) follow a pattern. For each grade level, the first reader can be used for: vocabulary review; independent reading; to challenge average readers; or to build up proficiency. The second reader presents most of the new vocabulary. The third reader applies vocabulary to new content, staying in the reading level. The Fourth Reader, Singing Wheels, is about pioneer life. Stories in the Fifth Reader, Engine Whistles, highlight trans¬portation and inventions. Workbooks provide story recall questions, word recognition, and handwriting practice in the early grades but transition into reading skill development with some basic phonics reinforcement. TEs (where available) provide lesson plans and answers in early grades. Workbooks without TEs have some teacher instructions but no answers.

Primary Subject
Reading/Literature
Grade
4
ISBN
9781597654456
Format
Hardcover
Brand Name
AB Publishing
Weight
1.55 (lbs.)
Dimensions
8.0" x 6.12" x 1.12"
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Loved it as a child
Barbara M on Nov 12, 2018
Wanted to see if the same as I read, was engaged by and still have fond memories of to give to 10 yr old great nephew.<br /><br />Great continuing story of how things got done and made in days before my time.
DENNIS F on Jun 10, 2018
Loved it as a child
Barbara M on Nov 12, 2018
excellent vocabulary and narrative
carolyn l on Sep 30, 2018
Wanted to see if the same as I read, was engaged by and still have fond memories of to give to 10 yr old great nephew.<br /><br />Great continuing story of how things got done and made in days before my time.
DENNIS F on Jun 10, 2018
I pass on books that depict a yesteryear life style in the US.
Jose G on Mar 23, 2018
I read this series as a child and wanted to share it with my son.
Betty R on Dec 19, 2017
Yes, I ordered for my 8 yrs. old grandson.<br />But mostly, because I read this in 4th grade.<br />I am not 72 yrs. old and I still remember it as being one of my favorites.
Sandra P on Oct 8, 2017
I have bought several books for a twin who is female. I bought this book for the male twin. This book was one of the books I learned to read and I loved it. I am hoping the brother will love the more masculine themes.
Linda B on Aug 24, 2017
Childhood reader. Getting it for my grandson.
Dan W on Oct 22, 2016
excellent vocabulary and narrative
carolyn l on Sep 30, 2018
I pass on books that depict a yesteryear life style in the US.
Jose G on Mar 23, 2018
If I have mostly vintage books from this series, can I use these to fill in? Does anyone know of any differences in the original ones, the ones with "the new" in the title and these?
A shopper on Jun 21, 2017
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BEST ANSWER: The ones we carry are reprints of the originals and although uncorroborated appear to be exact replicas of the original.
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My husband remembered these stories from when he was a boy at home growing up. He has a sharp memory for detail and was disappointed to find some of the phrases changed. He found at least two in this reader. Still a very good and interesting book! If you don't remember the old version, one would never notice the difference. I was pleased to find a new copy for a decent price for my daughter's birthday.
November 1, 2018
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