Item description for Now I'm Reading: On the Go!-Level 3 New Sounds and Blends by Nora Gaydos, B. B. Sams & Bb Sams...
Overview Lessons and activities are contained in this set of ten storybooks, two for each short vowel sound, that encourage kids to read with fun stories and words. Includes a parent guide, one sheet of 40 stickers, and enhancement activities. Illustrations. Consumable.
Publishers Description This book follows hot on the heels of the first two levels in the series. Written by K-3 educator Nora Gaydos, this book provides a simple color-coded, step-by-step approach to reading with the appropriate sequence of phonetic sounds and whole language necessary for the beginning reader. Humorous stories combined with zany illustrations will delight children while they learn to read. The simple repetitive text in each story builds page-by-page and more difficult skills are introduced book-by-book to reinforce a child's reading ability.
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Studio: Innovative Kids
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 6" Height: 5.75" Weight: 0.95 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2002
Publisher Innovative Kids
ISBN 1584761008 ISBN13 9781584761006 UPC 697233001111
Availability 0 units.
More About Nora Gaydos, B. B. Sams & Bb Sams
Nora Gaydosis an elementary school teacher in Connecticut and has taught for more than 16 years. Her classroom experience includes teaching kindergarten and first, second, third, and fourth grades. She has a broad understanding of how beginning readers develop, from the earliest stage of pre-reading to becoming independent, self-motivated readers. Nora is the author of the award-winning"Now I m Reading!"program, as well as many other books focused on the development of children's literacy. Nora has a degree in elementary education from Miami University in Ohio and has two amazing sons, Luke and Owen, both of whom learned to read with"Now I m Reading!""
Nora Gaydos currently resides in the state of Connecticut.
Reviews - What do customers think about Now I'm Reading: On the Go!-Level 3 New Sounds and Blends?
Good motivator for an unmotivated reader Aug 11, 2006
Nora Gaydos' series 'Now I'm Reading' has really helped our unmotivated reader get going with reading. PROS - stickers (multiples for each of the books) - fun stories (too often, early reader stories are dull, but I was actually flipping ahead on 3-4 of these books to see how things would resolve.) - Good illustrations (nothing Newberry Award worth, but they really compliment the story, good colors, fun characters.) - Your reader can't cheat by 'reading' the pictures - MOST IMPORTANTLY, Nora does an excellent job of consistently hammering home the specific sound, letter combo, or phonic rule the book is focused on. (Usually on the first read, by the end of the book, my reader was sight reading the focused on letter combo or rule)
CONS(only because I have to list at least one to be 'fair and balanced') - MORE STORIES!!! Keep writing Nora...your approach hits the nail on the head for early readers. We need more of your work.
Great for the beginning reader Aug 3, 2005
My child will be in 1st grade this year and this is our third set of reading books by Nora Gaydos. The size of the books is very kid-friendly and the amount on each page is just what the early reader can handle. He feels like he is making progress and it is not too hard so we don't encounter too much frustration which is common with his other books.
Ease into reading the fun way! Oct 8, 2004
I cannot say enough good things about the "Now I'm Reading" series by Nora Gaydos. Starting with the 2 level one books and going through to the level four pack you have 50 books that are just right for your beginning reader. Each book is 10 pages, meaning that your child has 500 pages of simple yet fun, attractive, entertaining, and educational learning at their fingertips. Each book focuses on a different sound, pattern, or skill and each level builds on the last. There is a lot of repetition of the words and sounds in the text which helps build word and sound recognition. My son learned to read with these books when he had just turned 4 and continues to love them now as he nears 5. They have given him a great base which he is easily applying to all kinds of other books. He loves these books because they are small, funny, easy to get through in one sitting, and enjoyable time after time. Sometimes he is distracted from the reading due to the very cute pictures, but one thing is certain, he will want to read them again and again. Love of reading and learning are definitely things that these books promote! What more could a parent want?