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Literacy

Literacy > Core Resources > Levels 1-4 (Emergent)

Literacy Links Plus Levels 1-4 (Emergent)
16 Levels of Guided Reading and Writing for Foundation to Year 6 (P1-7)


Guided Reading - sample
Sample double page spread from The Farm from Level 1.

Guided Reading Advice for a quality Literacy Hour.


How it will help you:

  • Graded boxes of books
  • Mixed text type - fiction and non-fiction
  • Each title contains a selection of high frequency words that are reinforced in other titles
  • Variety of authors and illustrators
  • Teacher's Notes
  • Assessment
  • Storage in each box allows easy classroom management
  • Can be used for Wave 3 intervention programmes such as Reading Recovery, Every Child A Reader, Catch Up, Better Reading, Hi Five. Click here for further details
Available for Levels 1-4 (Emergent):

Level 1 (Emergent A)
Welcome to My World

Reading Age: 5-5.25
Book Bands: 1-2


Sample page from A Zoo. enlarge

Supports
Perfect text/picture match.
Familiar list format.

Challenges
punctuation, comma, ellipsis

Features to note in context
High frequency word: a
Letter-sound relationship: Zz

Level 2 (Emergent B)
Food and Fun

Reading Age: 5-5.5
Book Bands: 1-4


Sample page from Don't Leave Anything Behind. enlarge

Supports
Repetitive sentence pattern.
Strong picture support.

Challenges
Last word changes in each repeated sentence.
Text structure changes.

Features to note in context
High-frequency words: up, the

Level 3 (Emergent C)
Work and Play

Reading Age: 5.25-5.75
Book Bands: 2-5


Sample page from What is Red? enlarge

Supports
Strong picture support.
Repetition, rhyme.

Challenges
Sentence change.
One word change in each second line.

Features to note in context
High-frequency words: what, is, this, red
Punctuation: question, mark

 

Level 4 (Emergent D)
Animal Antics

Reading Age: 5.5-6
Book Bands: 2-5


Sample page from The Boogly enlarge

Supports
Strong picture support.
Repetitive sentence structure.

Challenges
Positional language.
Three lines of text on each page.
Complex sentence structure.

Features to note in context
High-frequency words: and, I, the


Order Level 1 Box Set
(4 copies x all 24 titles)


Order Level 2 Box Set
(4 copies x all 24 titles)


Order Level 3 Box Set
(4 copies x all 24 titles)


Order Level 4 Box Set
(4 copies x all 24 titles)



Order Level 1 Single Copy Set
(1 copy x all 24 titles)


Order Level 2 Single Copy Set
(1 copy x all 24 titles)


Order Level 3 Single Copy Set
(1 copy x all 24 titles)


Order Level 4 Single Copy Set
(1 copy x all 24 titles)

Quantity - 4’s, 6’s or more:
Our Boxed Sets with 4 copies of each title can be complemented with additional single copy sets to suit your Guided Reading groups. For example, to obtain 6 copies order a Boxed Set plus 2 single copy sets. Contact your local representative to discuss your needs.


Also available for Levels 1-4 (Emergent):

Teacher's Guide

Emergent A Laminated Teaching Notes    
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Emergent B Laminated
Teaching Notes   
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Emergent C Laminated Teaching Notes
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Emergent D Laminated Teaching Notes
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Talking Points

Talking Points for Level 1
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Talking Points for Level 2
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Talking Points for Level 3
Sample Page 1
Sample Page 2
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Talking Points for Level 4
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Reading Records

Reading Records for Levels 1-4
Sample Page 1
Sample Page 2
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Level 1-4 (Emergent)

Level 5-8 (Early)

Level 9-12 (Fluent)

Level 13 Box Set

Level 14 Box Set

Level 15 Pack

Level 16 Pack


Chapter Books and Independent Readers
Levels 13-16


Literacy Links Plus - Overview of Book Band Levels