From the Set 21st Century Basic Skills Library
This Level 1 guided reader explores the feeling of surprise. Students will develop word recognition and reading skills while learning about their feelings.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|ATOS Reading Level|
|Guided Reading Level||H|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781634710480), Paperback (9781634712460), PDF (9781634711470), ePub (9781634717717), Hosted ebook (9781634713450), Kindle (9781634716314), MP3 audio (9781534125155), WAV audio (9781534128057)|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||8.25 x 8.25|
School Library Journalm- Surprise
Though a difficult concept for many youngsters to understand, feelings are a part of everyday life. In these brief, kid-friendly scenarios, children will recognize their own experiences, whether it’s feeling fear at being in bed alone in the dark, excitement at an upcoming visit from grandma, or sadness at a friend’s move. Concise language describes the different feelings and healthy tactics for emotional release while acknowledging that emotions are impermanent. Photos, which at times visually break up the plot continuity of the text, positively reinforce that the expression of emotion is universal across all races and ethnicities. In addition to the standard glossary, index, and suggested readings section, this series includes a “Home and School Connection” vocabulary list to aid in sight word recognition within the text while applying the words to daily life. VERDICT A useful resource for the emotional well-being of our very youngest.
Author: Tamra B. Orr
Tamra Orr is a full-time writer and author living in the gorgeous Pacific Northwest. She loves her job because she learns more about the world every single day and then turns that information into pop quizzes for her patient and tolerant children (ages 16, 13, and 10). She has written more than 80 nonfiction books for people of all ages, so she never runs out of material and is sure she‘d be a champion on Jeopardy!
Narrator: Lauren McCullough
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- Balloons and Cake
- Happy Birthday, Dad!
- A Surprise for Everyone
- Find Out More
- Home and School Connection
- About the Author