This fun Halloween ebook and multimedia powerpoint is suitable for children who are at the beginning stages of literacy. It is suitable for EAL children and older children who need support to develop their literacy. The story is used for teaching the short vowel 'a' sound in CVC words.
Vlad does not want to wear a bat costume at Halloween. But then Zap! Zap! Flap! Flap! - Vlad, Mom and Dad all turn into bats...or is it just Vlad's imagination?
First there are animated examples of phonic blending using some of the short vowel 'a' words in the text. Next there are animated demonstrations of some of the sight words. Following these demonstrations, the animated story is narrated. There is music to accompany the story. At the end of the presentation the vocabulary in the text is reinforced with a song. ENJOY!!