A Duck in a Sock: Four Phonics Stories by Elspeth RaeA Duck in a Sock: Four Phonics Stories by Elspeth Rae

A Duck in a Sock: Four Phonics Stories

byElspeth Rae, Rowena RaeIllustratorElisa Gutiérrez

Paperback | October 10, 2017

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Meg & Greg: A Duck in a Sock includes four short-chapter, hi-lo, phonics stories written for children ages 6-9 who are struggling to learn how to read because of dyslexia or another language-based learning difficulty. The stories are written for shared reading between an experienced reader and a learner. The parts of the story for the learning reader have carefully controlled vocabulary and spellings, and they follow a phonics approach. The experienced reader's text helps to keep the story interesting and engaging for kids ages 6-9.

In these stories, best friends Meg and Greg, both 10 years old, get up to all sorts of adventures involving animals. Jump inside the book to join in!

 

Elspeth Rae is a certified Orton Gillingham teacher for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning difficulties. She runs the 44 Sounds Orton Gillingham Learning Studio where she teaches reading, spelling, and writing to children ages 4–12. She lives with her husband and three children in Vancouver, BC.

Rowena Rae has an M.A. in science writing and two biology degrees. She works as a freelance editor and children’s writer. She has written science and nature articles for a children’s magazine, Yes Mag, and writes nonfiction books. She lives with her two children in Victoria, BC.

Elisa Gutiérrez is an award-winning book designer and illustrator. She is author/illustrator of Picturescape and Letter Lunch, the first of which was shortlisted for a BC Books Prize. She lives with her husband and two children in Vancouver, BC.

Elspeth Rae is a certified Orton Gillingham teacher for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning difficulties. She runs the 44 Sounds Orton Gillingham Learning Studio where she teaches reading, spelling, and writing to children ages 4-12. She lives with her husband and three children in Vancouver, BC.Rowena Rae has an M...
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Title:A Duck in a Sock: Four Phonics StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:170 pages, 8.27 × 5.83 × 0.39 inPublished:October 10, 2017Publisher:44 Sounds PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0995293309

ISBN - 13:9780995293304

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Table of Contents

How to read the stories in this book

A Duck in a Sock
Chapter 1. The Duck Pond
Chapter 2. On the Dock
Chapter 3. A Snug Duck
Chapter 4. Rocket and the Big Dog
Chapter 5. A Duck and a Dog in Luck
Activities to practice ck

Swish, the Pet Fish
Chapter 1. Fish in a Dish
Chapter 2. Fred’s Fish Shop
Chapter 3. The Cost of a Fish
Chapter 4. Splish, Splash!
Chapter 5. Swish and Swish
Activities to practice sh

At Chapman Ranch
Chapter 1. Up a Hill and Back
Chapter 2. Back to the Ranch
Chapter 3. Chickens Can’t Jump!
Chapter 4. Meg’s Plan
Chapter 5. Greg Steps Up
Activities to practice ch

Get That Sloth!
Chapter 1. The Amazon Sloth
Chapter 2. Sam the Sloth Gets Wet
Chapter 3. Get That Sloth!
Chapter 4. A Sloth in a Cloth
Chapter 5. Back to the Amazon
Activities to practice th

Glossary
About the Meg and Greg stories
About the authors and illustrator
Acknowledgements