Leap Year Readers - 4 Reading Levels + Illustrated Vocab Cards

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Leap Year Readers


★ Pocket chart vocabulary cards included
(with illustrations when appropriate).

★ Each level has more facts and details about Leap Year.

★ 12 versions in all - Easy Assembly

8 Pages Per Book (cover and 7 pages).


★ 1) full color illustrations

★ 2) black and white illustrations for students to color

★ 3) versions for students to illustrate their own to show comprehension.

• CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4 Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.

Level 1. “Leap Year” is an emergent reader, simple sight words and words with picture clues.
Sight Words: a, has, this, is, the, for, on, and, all, have, every, rest, which, but, by, except
Words With Picture Clues: leap, year, day, February, frog, symbol, Leapling, birthday, September, April, June, November, date
Level 2. “Leap Year” is a harder version, more sight words and longer sentences.
Sight Words: there, are, in, comes, during, on, to, can, so, it, with, called
Words With Picture Clues: calendar, need, extra, one, add, people

Level 3. “Leap Year” is a version with more vocabulary and more details about the day.
Additional Vocabulary: we, say, only, they, if, take, how, long, earth, orbit, sun, really, make, up, century, not, unless, divisible

Level 4. “Leap Year” is the hardest version with words such as: from, was, so, that, could, would, be, of, solar, Roman, learn, Egyptian, however, actually, Gregorian, St. Bridget, St. Patrick, decide, woman, man, propose, marriage, leap frog, good, game, chance, born

Use for guided reading, and send home for extra practice.
Version 1 of each level: High frequency words and full color illustrations help younger
learners to use their reading strategies: pictures, phonics and context.
Version 2 of each level: Same text, but black and white illustrations for students to
read and color.
Version 3 of each level: Same text but without illustrations. Students show their
comprehension skills by creating their own illustrations. 

You might also like these Leap Year Resources:

Leap Year PowerPoint – 4 Levels + Illustrated Vocab
Leap Year PowerPoint – 4 Levels + Illustrated Vocab
For Shared Reading and Fluency

★ Leap Year PowerPoint With Animations, Transitions, and Vocabulary Slides… many illustrated.


★ Each level has more facts and details about Leap Year.

Leap Year Songs and Poems
Leap Year Day Songs and Poems
For Shared Reading and Fluency

★ 6 Poems Illustrated with Frog themed Graphics

★ Color and Black and White for students to color.

★ Songs/Poems sung to popular children’s songs.
Just choose those you like, and print only those pages.

Leap Year Math: 102 Fact Families For Addition and Subtraction
Addition and Subtraction Leap Year Frogs Triangle Fact Families

★ 102 Addition and Subtraction Fact Families with Frog graphics

★ Great for learning addition and subtraction facts!
(12 Different Graphics)

Leap Year Phonics Fun Set 1
Leap Year Phonics Fun Set 1

Catch A Frog!

★ Onset Rime DIBELS - Frog Theme

Integrates easily with Set 2 to make the activity gradually more difficult if you need to differentiate...

★ 3 Ways to Play

★ Frogs with onsets (beginning sounds and digraphs) match up to lily pads with rimes (i.e. –at, -ip, -et).

★ Optional recording sheets for students to write the cvc onset rime words they form.

Leap Year Phonics Fun Set 2
Leap Year Phonics Fun Set 2: Catch A Frog! Onsets & Rimes

★ More Complex Word Building

Combines nicely with Set 1 to begin at an easier level and gradually make the activity more difficult as you differentiate.

★ 41 Page Download - 3 Ways to Play

★ Frogs with onsets (consonant digraphs and 2 and 3 letter blends) match up to lily pads with more complex rimes (i.e. -est, -ill, –aid, -ore, -ide, -ight, etc.).

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Leap Year Readers - 4 Reading Levels + Illustrated Vocab Cards
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Leap Year Readers - 4 Reading Levels + Illustrated Vocab Cards
Leap Year Readers - 4 Reading Levels + Illustrated Vocab Cards
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