Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Age 7+ - Night of the Chickens: Band 04/Blue by Danny Pearson
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.
One night, by the light of the moon, zombified chickens take over a sleepy country village. The chickens pop up anywhere and everywhere on the quest for food - making their way into other animal's homes and gardens. In this humorous graphic novel, we follow the town's residents as they try desperately to stop the chickens and find out who has put them in a trance ... and why!
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/ /ng/ /ai/ /ee/ /igh/ /oa/ /oo/ /oo/, 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.