These beautifully illustrated books are decodable, meaning children use their new knowledge of letters and sounds to decode the text – no guessing!
The Pip and Tim Stage 7 Unit 5 decodable books are styled as a blog written by the Zan family as they go a trip around Australia. They are full of funny and engaging stories with lots of facts about the history and geography of Australia woven into the stories. They visit Ballarat, Great Ocean Road, Sydney, Rottenest Island, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, to name a few. The sixth book, The Long Way Home, has a map of Australia showing the route taken by the family.
Each book introduces some new morphology (suffixes) or phonics content. Similies and idioms also feature in these books. Stage 7 Unit 5: -ed -ous- tion -sion -ture -sure and alternative spellings for short vowel sounds.
The Pip and Tim Stage 7 Unit 5 decodable books:
- Are real stories with relatable characters, humour and a twist at the end
- Perfectly sequenced to ensure children achieve success
- Include notes on ‘How to enjoy this book’ and comprehension questions
- Feature a page of Speed words for additional reading practice.