By: Rainbow Reading  06-Dec-2011
Keywords: Books

Our Books

  • high interest - short (130 - 700 words)
  • colour coded for different reading levels (seven levels 5.5-12 years)
  • levelled and trialled
  • careful text layout
  • blurb for orientation and discussion
  • careful illustration placement
  • variety of authors, genre, illustrations and topics
  • full colour illustrations and/or photos
  • topics of universal interest

Audio Support

( MP3 / 380kb / 10 Secs)
  • one story per CD
  • CDs recorded with one page per track
  • track 9 is an MP3 file
  • fluent reading
  • colour coded to match books
  • controlled pace at appropriate speed for different levels
  • slower for lower levels so students can read along
  • male and female voices (trained)
  • introductory and finishing music - different for each level
  • page shuffle & pause to signal page turn
  • brief instructions to students to listen and read
  • no distracting background noises

Support Material

Teachers' support material including Teacher's manual and Training DVD.

Keywords: Books

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Support Material

Support material (Assessment Sheets and student activity sheets for Cloze, Text Sequencing, Word Search, Writing and Dice Game) is available in two formats. In the Rainbow Reading Programme Assessment Manual the texts are presented for taking Running Records. By activity e.g. Cloze Manual which includes all Cloze sheets for 120 titles Red – Violet.