Phonic Stories for Adults – Graded Easy Reading
Practice Reading &Speaking Phonic Stories for Adults is a graded easy reading eBook for adults. It contains true to life, inspiring stories of fiction and non-fiction. The teaching order mirrors the Practice Reading & Speaking Phonic Course. The eBook starts with CVC words and covers modules ten to thirty nine in our course. We have a free preview to download of the Index of story titles and the phonemes/graphemes covered in each story. The thirty two A4 pages contain forty seven stories. Forty to five hundred and two words in story length. Because themes are true to life, readers are inspired to think more deeply about the story. With nearly 10,000 words to read, there is plenty of text to develop a love of reading in your students.
First, teach the corresponding module in Practice Reading & Speaking. A student who has grasped your lesson’s phonic principles will have a greater success at reading the phonic stories for adults fluently. Learn more about your aims for adult literacy.
The phonemes/graphemes covered in each story are listed before the story. At least one example of each will appear in the story. In some stories there are several examples.
The phonic stories for adults eBook contains no more than five as yet un-decodable words per story. These words are listed in a chart called ‘Crack the Code’ Because the chart contains images and colour, readers are assisted with word attack skills. If you have taught the lesson related to the phonemes in the story, your student will come across very few words that they are unable to read. A reading progress chart will allow the teacher to monitor how many words in each story have been read correctly.
The phonic stories in this eBook resemble complete episodes of a ‘Soap’, minus the cliffhangers. The stories are set mainly in the UK. Characters are at times repeated through the stories. A chart at the back of the eBook lists the characters and the stories that they appear in. Characters are varied. There is a man who works in a car breakers yard, a girl who loves to cook, a kitchen fitter, a woman who is a nurse and a young man who manages to escape from a life of crime. Characters portrayed in these phonic stories for adults will provide readers with a diverse reading experience. From holidaying in the Dominican Republic to writing a hit song, starting a new business or understanding how to improve your health, there is something for everyone.
These phonic stories for adults are about believable characters and how they deal with everyday situations. At times the content will leave the student wondering if the information given is true. The reader may wonder what could go wrong with a decision the character has made. Further research and discussion is positively encouraged.
Here are the themes covered:
work,business, music, entertainment, travel, crime, science, cooking, shopping, natural disasters, phobias, pets, sports, journalism, relationships, family life, health, lifestyle decisions.
The stories demonstrate love, hope, kindness and the ability to improve your life by being realistic, thinking positively and taking action.
Ethics, understanding and hope all have their place in this delightful story book. It’s all about enjoying what you read. When the characters, story and humour distract the reader from the stress of finding reading difficult, success isn’t far away. The Preview contains an index of the stories outlining which phonemes/graphemes are taught in each story.
Whilst the stories have been written for adult learners, they do not contain sexual themes or curse words. That makes them suitable for children to read too.