An Irresistible Animal Storybook That Builds Phonemic Awareness & Teaches All About the Letter X!
By Liza Charlesworth
X-ray fish wants a xylophone for his birthday, but will he get his wish? Find out in this excellent tale that teaches the letter X. AlphaTales are humorous stories designed to help young children recognize letters and the sounds they make. Lay the foundation for reading success with these kid-pleasing books—one for each letter of the alphabet. 16 pages.
Read the story aloud once for pleasure and enjoy together the whimsical illustrations. Then reread the book, emphasizing the initial X/x sound in the appropriate words. Ask children to listen closely for and identify all the words that start with X/x and Ex/ex. Point out these words in the text, and make a list of them!