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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.
When Oskar and his brother Seb are fishing in the woods, they get caught in a storm. In their attempt to hide from the rain they run into a cave, when they see a big monster hiding in the corner! Bor is the biggest, most terrifying monster in the forest. There is just one problem… he’s really scared of storms. With some kind and encouraging words, Oskar manages to tempt Bor out to see that the aftermath of the storm is beautiful and not frightening.
Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language.
The focus sounds in this book are: /sh/ /th/ /ng/ /ai/ /ee/ /igh/ /oo/ /oo/ /ar/ /or/ /ur/ /ow/ /oi/ /ear/, 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.