Collins Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds - Age 7+ - A Day in the Life of an Astronaut: Band 05/Green by Mio Debnam
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.
Everyone knows that astronauts go to space... but most people have no idea how they do basic things like take a shower, prepare and eat food, sleep, exercise and even go to the toilet, in the cramped, zero gravity environment of the ISS - the International Space Station. This photographic non-fiction book takes you through a 24-hour period to map a day in the life of an astronaut.
Green/Band 5 books offer early readers patterned language and varied characters.
The focus sounds in this book are: /ai/ ay, a-e, ey /ee/ ie, ea /igh/ i-e, i /oa/ o, ow, o-e /oo/ ew, ou, u, u-e /ar/ a /ow/ ou /or/ al, au /ur/ ear, or, ir /e/ ea /i/ y /ear/ ere, eer /oi/ oy /o/ a.
Pages 30 and 31 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.