A phonics-based reader, The Runt Pig: a collection of short stories contains charming, beautifully illustrated stories.
Your beginning reader will delight in finding out what happens when…
…fish go to school
…a runt pig scares a rat
…a small boy makes a big mess
…fluffy clouds make funny shapes
…some ants build a hill in the sand
Your child will get lots of practice with words containing final blends (as in the words hand and best), initial blends (as in the words glad and trip), and floss words (those ending in ff, ll, and ss, such as glass and sell). This book will build your child's confidence with these important concepts as well as increase your child's motivation to read.
If you are using The Runt Pig with...
•All About Reading: The Runt Pig is a core component of All About Reading Level 1.
•All About Spelling: The Runt Pig is an optional component and correlates 100% with Steps 14-18 of All About Spelling Level 1. Click here to see how The Runt Pig correlates with All About Spelling.
The reader can also be used independently of the All About Reading and All About Spelling programs.