The Sound of Short i
Simple text about all sorts of activities and repetition of the letter 'i' help readers learn how to use the 'short i' sound. Large type, vivid full-page color photos, and a word list all aid in developing reading skills. An explanatory note to parents and educators, as well as an introduction to the author, are also included.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Narrative|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|BISACS||JUV009080, JUV009110, JUV009010|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||E|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, and Glossary of key words|
- About the Authors
- Beginning of Text
- Word List
- Note to Parents, Caregivers, and Educators
Author: Peg Ballard
Dr. Peg Ballard holds a PhD from Purdue University and is an associate professor in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her areas of expertise are assessment, interventions, and response to intervention. Dr. Ballard teaches online graduate courses in the K-12 reading licensure and master's program along with reading interventions in the undergraduate teacher preparation program.
Author: Cynthia Amoroso
Cynthia Amoroso holds undergraduate degrees in English and elementary education, and graduate degrees in curriculum and instruction as well as educational administration. Cynthia's past roles include teacher, assistant principal, district reading coordinator, director of curriculum and instruction, and curriculum consultant. She has extensive experience in reading, literacy, curriculum development, professional development, and continuous improvement processes. Cynthia enjoys reading, writing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.