ABOUT PHONIC BOOKS ALBA BINDUP
Interest Level: 9-12 years
Alba is a feisty, resourceful heroine who steps in to save the day when someone threatens to jeopardize her father’s important scientific work. Starting at CVC level the books progress through consonant blends, consonant digraphs and alternative vowel spellings. Phonic Books Alba comprises 12 books and follows the same phonic progression as the Phonic Books Totem series and can be used in parallel to consolidate phonemic knowledge and reading skills.
Book 1: Lost (cvc, cvcc)
Book 2: The Plan (cvc, cvcc, ccvc)
Book 3: Alba Slips Up (cvc, cvcc, ccvc, ccvcc)
Book 4: French Fries for Lunch (sh, ch, th, tch)
Book 5: A Bit of Luck (ck, ng, qu, wh)
Book 6: A Brave Escape (ai, ay, a-e, a)
Book 7: Apple Trees (ee, ea, e, y, ey)
Book 8: The Long Road Home (o-e, ow, oa, o)
Book 9: Supper (er, ir, ur)
Book 10: Howling Wind (ow, ou)
Book 11: River Flight (igh, i-e, y, i )
Book 12: The Truth (oo, ew, u-e, u)
Accompanying photocopiable activities for segmenting, comprehension, blending and writing can be found in Alba Activities.
About Phonics Books: Written especially for emergent, beginner, catch-up and struggling readers who require extra support, Phonic Books are a hi-interest, age-appropriate, decodable book series that ensure reading success and build confidence from the outset. Books, games, and activities developed by Phonic Books are designed to engage your child or students whether they are just starting out, or are struggling to read.