Not only should young children read the words, but they need to know what they are reading! Take a look at the contents of this bundle to see what is being taught when it comes to comprehension.
The Bath (making predictions) 3
The Beach (building prior knowledge) 4
Two Boys (identifying non-fiction) 5
Little House (main idea) 6
Red or Blue (real or fantasy) 7
Two Turtles (real or fantasy) 8
Milk (beg/mid/end) 9
Shoes (using descriptive language) 10
In addition, the books listed are available as a read aloud on my site.