Foundations D Readers
that read like real books!
Eight non-fiction readers designed to coordinate with the fiction books that students read in Foundations D. These engaging readers provide students an opportunity to expand background knowledge and make exciting connections between texts.
- No Sight Words! - when introduced with Foundations D
- Fascinating, full-color illustrations
- Engaging non-fiction texts that coordinate with the children's literature used in the lessons
- Helps students develop background knowledge and make connections between texts
- Designed for teaching reading across the curriculum
- Develops academic vocabulary
- Includes new phonics concepts taught in Foundations D
Use with Foundations D, as an addition to another reading curriculum, or just for fun!
Foundations D Readers
- The Arctic and the Antarctic: Polar Opposites
- Baby Birds
- Bears, Bears, and More Bears
- Carp: Unexpected Consequences
- My Nest is Best!
- Frog or Toad?
- Many Kinds of Feet
- Mouse and Mole
The Foundations D Readers that
Coordinate with Children's Literature
Many of the nonfiction Foundations D Readers were designed to accompany the popular children's books used in the Foundations D lessons by providing background knowledge, insight into plays on words, and enhanced enjoyment of reading as students make connections between texts. The following titles are paired in the lessons:
- Polar Opposites, by Erik Brooks - The Arctic and the Antarctic: Polar Opposites
- Little Bear, by Else Holmelund Minarik - Bears, Bears, and More Bears
- A Fish Out of Water, by Helen Palmer - Carp: Unexpected Consequences
- Frog and Toad Together, by Arnold Lobel - Frog or Toad?
- Upstairs Mouse, Downstairs Mole, by Wong Herbert Lee - Mouse and Mole
- Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman - Baby Birds
- The Best Nest, by P.D. Eastman - My Nest is Best!
For a list of the children's fiction books you will need for Foundations D along with the Foundations D Readers, see our Foundations D page.
- 8 individually-bound readers
- 20 pages each
- Full color
- Weight: 12 oz.
- Product SKU: CFDR1P
- Digital download
- User license information below
- Includes two versions:
- Printable version - PDF formatted for printing, with pages arranged two per sheet and ordered so that they can be printed and folded to create a booklet.
- Digital version - PDF formatted for a tablet, computer, or other electronic device, with one page per sheet in standard order.
- Product SKU: CFDR1A
- Available in printed paperback and PDF. Choose the format you want from the drop-down menu above. (Learn about downloads.)
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