Three of these American Language Readers are included in our Complete Kindergarten Curriculum Package.
Fun in the Sun: This reader is the first book in the K series of American Language Readers. Filled with short reading passages about friends, animals, nature, and valuable moral lessons it helps young readers practice simple short-vowel words. By reading the short-vowel words in these stories like, “sun,” “pup,” “hat,” and “den,” students will not only grow their vocabulary, but also become more confident readers.
Scamp and Tramp: This lively collection of readings helps students practice with consonant clusters and is the second book in the K series of American Language Readers. Featuring almost 100 short passages covering topics like animals, family, nature, and everyday items, Scamp and Tramp strengthens reading skills as children repeatedly read consonant clusters in words like “plug,” “fly,” “spring,” “grin,”and “scratch.”
Soft and White: This collection of stories helps students practice reading silent e words and is the third book in the K series of American Language Readers. Over 100 short stories about everyday events, seasons, animals, culture, and Bible characters expand children’s vocabulary and strengthen their reading skills as they see and say dozens of long-vowel words ending in a silent e such as “Jane,” “rose,” “lake,” “hope,” “time,” and “rude.”
The other three readers are used in different levels of Simply Classical, our curriculum for Special Needs, and all three are optional for Classical Core Curriculum Grade 1.
At the Farm: This book is included in Simply Classical Curriculum: Level 2. This reader is filled with short stories that allows beginning readers to practice reading controlled-vowel words like “perch,” “gorge,” “turf,” and “whirl.”
On the Trail: This book is included in Simply Classical Curriculum: Level 3. On the Trail is a collection of short passages that give young readers practice as they see and say dozens of vowel-digraph words such as “trail,” “sees,” “peach,” “loaf,” and “cook.”
Sounds of the Sea: This book is included in Simply Classical Curriculum: Level 3. These passages and short stories allow readers to begin practicing diphthong words like “voice,” “grout,” “sound,” “sauce,” “brown,” and “crowd.”