Fantail Readers: Non-Fiction - Purple (set of 8) Reading Level 19-20, Guided Reading Level K-M
Each leveled set contains 8 books (16 pgs each) with full color photos.Levels are color coded and indicate the Guided Reading (G.R.) and the Development Reading Assessment (DRA) levels: Purple (G.R.: L-M; DRA 20). The nonfiction readers are written at the same level or just a step more difficult than the fiction. The nonfiction series expands on topics.
Fantails are a collection of book-banded books. They have carefully controlled levels according to a students reading age. Each collection of books is set at foundation, emergent, early or fluency levels and can be used alongside other popular reading schemes. At Purple band level, children are reading more quickly and keeping track of sentences with punctuation. Books in this band have longer, complex sentences and more complex vocabulary. Characters are becoming more developed. Includes 8 books at each band, 16 pages. Both fiction and non-fiction strands are available.
With graduated reading options in two genres, these leveled Junior Learning® fiction/nonfiction books meet the needs of readers from PK/K to the end of 2nd grade. Each leveled set contains 8 books (16 pgs each) with full color graphics (fiction) or photos (nonfiction). Levels are color coded and indicate the Guided Reading (G.R.) and the Development Reading Assessment (DRA) levels: Lilac (G.R.: A; DRA: 1-2); Pink (G.R.: A-B; DRA: 1-2); Red (G.R.: B-D; DRA: 3-6); Yellow (G.R.: C-F; DRA: 5-8); Blue (G.R.: D-H; DRA: 8-12); Green (G.R.: F-J; DRA: 12-14); Orange (G.R. H-J; DRA 16); Turquoise (G.R. I-L; DRA 18); Purple (G.R.: L-M; DRA 20); Gold (G.R. L, N; DRA 22-28. The nonfiction readers are written at the same level or just a step more difficult than the fiction. The fiction series tends to introduce vocabulary while the nonfiction series expands on topics. The Lilac books are wordless; the Pink readers have short, simple and repetitive structures with high frequency words. By the Gold level, students will predict content and handle new words in lengthy sentences. Key words (sight words) are listed in each book. No matter your reading program, these are a great addition. For additional phonetic support, add the correlating Junior Learning Decodable Readers (see description). pb ~ Ruth