The Early Words programme
Improving basic reading vocabulary
Early Words is a programme of one-on-one systematic five minute word-focused lessons. During the five minute lesson, the child is taught, or retaught, a high frequency word at both word and sentence level. The emphasis is on accuracy and fluency.
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Guided Readers book series
Continue your Early Words lesson with our collection of Early Words Readers – the perfect guided reading books to supplement your Early Words programme. Early Words Readers can also be used separately from the Early Words programme for group guided reading.
Each series of ten Early Words Readers books revolves around the everyday lives of three key characters – Pippa, Ashok and Kiri – their friends, families, neighbourhood and school. The stories in Early Words Readers explore themes familiar to most five year olds such as birthday parties, starting school, playing and animal friends.
Each Early Words Readers book contains an introduction and starter questions, follow on discussion pointers and a suggested activity.
Level 1 (Magenta 1)
Mum, is, the, The, Here, here, a, A, can
Levels 1/2 (Magenta 2)
I, am, Dad, like, to, go, Look, at, look
Level 2/3 (Magenta 2)
my, My, __s (after HFW), __s (after nouns), Little, Big, This, this, went