Hazel, Cashew and Conker are squirrels who have hidden their nuts somewhere safe – but they can’t remember where! Will they ever find them again? This fun story was written by Lari Don.
Orange/Band 6 offers varied text and characters, with action sustained over several pages and reduced support from illustrations. A wider range of texts is included.
The focus sounds in this book are:/ai/ a /j/ ge, g, dge /ch/ tch, t /ee/ e, y /w/ wh /c/ ch /s/ se /igh/ y, ie /l/ le /f/ ph /v/ ve /oo/ u /z/ se
Pages 22 and 23 allow children to re-visit the content of the book, supporting comprehension skills, vocabulary development and recall.
Reading notes within the book provide practical support for reading Big Cat Phonics for Letters and Sounds with children, including a list of all the sounds and words that the book will cover.