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Fiction Focus Program, 2nd Edition:Levels A-F

Jump to Level: | A | B | C | D | E | F |


Simple books with one line of one to six words per page, easy-to-see print, and ample space between words. Children can focus on print and gradually increase their control over words. Most of the books in Level A focus on topics familiar to children.

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Level A titles:

Boxes Davidson
Helping Johns
Hop, Skip, and Jump Cherrington
Little Animals Reed
My House Peters
My Dog Fluffy Cherrington
Playing Davidson
Run, Rabbit! Landman
The Storm Davidson
Time Davidson

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Books focus on a simple story line or single idea, with direct correspondence between text and pictures; one or two lines of print per page, with a variety of punctuation; many books at this level feature repeating patterns in the text.

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Level B titles:

The Ants Go Home Johns
Fishing Reed
Getting There Johns
Home Run! Peters
Let's Play Peters
Look at Us Johns
My Feet Reed
Night Shift Ryan
Off to the City Davidson
Zebras Don't Brush Their Teeth! Evans

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Books explore familiar topics in a variety of ways to offer new viewpoints to the reader; simple sentences may have introductory clauses set off by punctuation; text may be patterned but is not as predictable as in Levels A and B.

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Level C titles:

The Big Blue Sea Scott
Brave Dave and the Dragons Reed
Hide and Seek Reed
It's Time to Eat! Davidson
Little Blue Fish Evans
Little Duckling Is Lost Nelson
The Oak Street Party Peters
One Frog, One Fly Blaxland
Patterns Berger & Moreton

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Books cover familiar topics but introduce new, more abstract ideas; illustrations support the text but more attention to print is required; text contains more compound and multisyllable words and a full range of punctuation.

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Level D titles:

After School Fun Nelson
A Rainy Day Evans
The Dog Walker Reed
The Little Red Hen Cherrington
The Little Turtle Lindsay
The Noisy Breakfast Blonder
Wake Up, Wake Up! Wildsmith
What Do You See? Shapiro
Where in the World? Nelson
Who Lives Here? Reed

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Stories have more or longer episodes; informational books present more complex ideas; books are longer than in previous levels, with more pages or more lines of text on each page; sentences carry over several pages, with more complex punctuation.

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Level E titles:

Flap and Sing: Birds Douglas
Fred's Wish for Fish Landman
Fresh Fall Leaves Franco
I Go with Grandpa Landman
Let's Play Soccer Douglas
Living Things Avery
The Magic Pot Smith
No Snacks, Jack! Reed
Painting Scott
The Yard Sale Cherrington

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Concepts presented in books at this level are more distant from familiar topics; larger variety of frequently used words and many more new words; text reflects patterns of written, rather than oral, language.

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Level F titles:

Biscuit Visits the Big City Capucilli
A Bug, a Bear, and a Boy McPhail
The Country Mouse and the Town Mouse Reed
Goldilocks and the Three Bears Shapiro
Go Home, Daisy Hill
How Lizard Lost His Colors Shapiro
Loose Tooth Schaefer
Meg and the Lost Pencil Case Parasmo
Melt It, Shape It: Glass Nelson
Todd's Teacher Cherrington

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