Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Age 7+ - Kay and Aiden - The Stolen Trumpet: Band 05/Green by Carol Mitchell
Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds features exciting fiction and non-fiction decodable readers to enthuse and inspire children. The 7+ books are designed for children aged 7+ who need more practice to acquire phonics skills. They have age-appropriate content, more mature images, and are fully aligned to Letters and Sounds Phases 3-5.
Twins Kay and Aiden are keen to come up with a compelling story for their school blog. When they get the chance to attend a concert by their favourite local band to interview the members, they are intrigued by the band leader's gleaming expensive trumpet. When the lights go off, the children feel someone rush past them, and when the lights return, the trumpet is gone! Aiden and Kay follow the direction of the thief and uncover their identity to save the show. This exciting graphic novel is written by Carol Mitchell.
Green/Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters.
The focus sounds in this book are: /ai/ ay, a-e, ey /ee/ ea, ie /igh/ i-e, i /oa/ o, ow, o-e /oo/ ou, u, oul /ar/ a /ow/ ou /or/ al, our /ear/ ere, eer /oi/ oy /o/ a.
Pages 30 and 31 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.
Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.