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Text Types Program: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:

Butterfly Gibbs
Fruit Salad Mitchell
Let's Go! York
My Mom Greer
The Rabbit House McBeath
Sea Animals Thomas
The Store McBeath
The Three Frogs Rothman
Time for Bed Master
Up! Craft

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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:

Building Blocks Ives
Buster and Ziggy Clark
Color It Blue Reed
Hats Shapiro
My Cat Thomas
Party Time Craft
Polar Bears Carroll
Puppy Paints Jenkins
School Fun Baker
Where Is Bob? Winter

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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:

All Kinds of Pets Price
Is It a Baby Animal? Taylor
Let's Eat Bellings
Mrs. Cat Goes Shopping York
My Costume Wilton
Pig Played Rothman
Ready Freddy Rothman
The Sky Prince
Sleepy Bear Mitchell
Under the Umbrella Craft

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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:

At the Toy Shop Brereton
The Band Ives
A Day at the Beach Sinclair
Farm Helpers West
Ice Cream Wilton
In the Desert Ives
Little Piglets Rothman
Meet the Big Cats! Stuart
Sand Animals Harris
Who Is Getting Married? McBeath

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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:

Bell Brereton
Collections Ballinger & Gosset
Eat Your Peas, Louise! Snow
Fish Daniels
Fruit Trees Daniels
I Love Rainy Days! (Noodles) Wilhelm
Let's Play in the Forest While the Wolf Is Not Around! Rueda
My New School Hall
Ring! Ring! Cherrington
Sammy the Turtle Baker

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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 Capucilli
A Color of His Own Lionni
A Day with Paramedics Kottke
Does a Kangaroo Have a Mother, Too? Carle
Don't Be Late! Brereton
Little Bird Brereton
My River Halpern
Popcorn Alexander
Small Treasures Gibson
Tina's Taxi Franco

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