The Sails Literacy Series is developed by leading New Zealand educationalists and authors Jill Eggleton and Jo Windsor. It is the perfect resource for Guided Reading and Writing, Reciprocal Reading and Independent Reading. The engaging visuals and subjects will motivate your students to read for pleasure and for information.
The Shared Reading books for Years 1–4 are designed for use in a whole-class teaching situation. Small copies of the shared readers are also available, which offer children the opportunity to enjoy the storyline many times over at their own leisure.
The books feature:
rhythm and rhyme
magic and humour
repetitive chunks of language
stories with impact and rich language that can withstand repeated readings
reduced shared books (255 x 172 mm, 24pp) available for follow up learning centre and listening post activities.