Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Age 7+ - Mega Slug and Big Dash: Band 04/Blue by Catherine Baker
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.
Mega Slug is the boss of the allotment. It's his job to keep the allotment free of plant-eating pests ... like Big Dash, a snail supervillain, who would munch every single carrot and radish on the allotment if he could. We follow Mega Slug as he tries to get rid of Big Dash. In the end, it's a cunning trick that works and the allotment is safe (for now, at least ...)
This humorous graphic novel was written by Catherine Baker.
Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language.
The focus sounds in this book are: /ch/ /sh/ /th/, and adjacent consonants.
Pages 22 and 23 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.