This story, Bart and Mom Have Fun, boosts literacy development with phonics skills practice for long vowel sounds, the “oo” sound, and r-controlled vowels. It provides printable, interactive, and video versions. The ZIP file includes:
* Instructions - Phonics Easy Reader 9.PDF
This file contains instructions and suggestions for classroom use of the various versions of the story. It also has a link and directions so that you can get the Boom Cards interactive version of the story, an innovative digital format that will play on most computers, tablets, and phones.
* Phonics Easy Reader 9.MP4
This is the video version of the story. A title screen introduces some sight words for the story. Words are highlighted as the are read. The story ends with a reward screen and encouraging message.
* Phonics Easy Reader 9 - Interactive.PDF
This PDF file is a version of the story with navigation and highlight features. Story pages include icons that allow you to go forward, go back, or start over. Rolling over a word with a mouse or pointer will highlight the word.
* Phonics Easy Reader 9 - Bart and Mom Have Fun.PDF
This file contains a printable version of the story, without navigation icons.
Students may use the included Boom Cards version of the story as a self-paced Guided Reading activity. They may tap a word to hear that word, or tap the blue play button to hear the entire sentence. This version is also useful for "listen to reading" time.
Boom Cards play on modern browsers (released in the last three years), on interactive whiteboards, computers and tablets. Boom Cards apps are also available. When you redeem your purchase, Boom Learning opens an account for you if you do not already have one. For TpT customers new to Boom Cards, Boom Learning will give you, for one year, a free account that lets you track student progress for up to 80 students. At the end of that year, you may renew or choose not to renew. If you do not renew, you will be able to continue using Boom Cards with the Fast Play feature. Fast Play does not track individual progress.