ABOUT PHONIC BOOKS TOTEM BINDUP
Interest Level: 9-12 years
Zak’s adventures begin when he’s captured by two men and his shepherd’s staff acquires special powers. Starting at CVC level, the stories in this series progress through consonant blends, consonant teams, and alternative vowel spellings.
Phonic Books Totem Bind up includes 12 stories and is aimed at children in Grades 4–6.
Book 1: The Kidnap (CVC, CVCC)
Book 2: The Gift (CCVC)
Book 3: On the Brink of Death (CCVCC, CCCVCC and CCVCCC)
Book 4: The Shadow on the Cliff (sh, ch, tch, th)
Book 5: Bad Luck (ck, ng, qu, wh, le, -ed)
Book 6: Dangers on the Plain (ay, ai, a, a-e)
Book 7: Valley of Dreams (ee, ea, e, y, ey)
Book 8: The Monster Below (o, ow, oa, o-e)
Book 9: Murky Waters (er, ir, ur)
Book 10: Danger All Around (ow, ou)
Book 11: Jungle Fright (igh, i, y, i-e)
Book 12: Hooves! (oo, u, u-e, ew)
Accompanying photocopiable activities for segmenting, comprehension, blending and writing can be found in Totem 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.