At the Farm — Cycle 76+


At the Farm — Cycle 76+


Tim and Tiff visit their Aunt Gale on her farm. The kids are so excited they run off to play, but Aunt Gale has chores for them to do. After chasing after them on her horse, she explains that chores on a farm can be fun to do.  The kids are excited to feed the chicks and harvest the corn.

Full Text:

This is Aunt Gale. She sits on a horse.

Mom and Dad leave Tim and Tiff with Aunt Gale.

Tim and Tiff start to run.

But Aunt Gale said, "No, kids! We have chores. Chores on a farm are fun!"

Tim said, "Can I feed the chicks?" Tiff asked, "Can I grab the corn?"  

Aunt Gale grinned, "Tim, go feed the chicks. Tiff, go grab the corn."

The kids run to do the chores.

Aunt Gale said, "This will be fun."

Tim sees the chicks.

Tiff sees the corn.


/ă/ (IPA: æ),        /m/,                  /t/,                   /ē/ (IPA: i),            /s/,                       /ĭ/ (IPA: ɪ),        

/f/,                       /d/,                   /r/,                   /th/ (IPA: ð),         /ŏ/ (IPA: ɒ),          /g/,

/l/,                        /h/,                  /ŭ/ (IPA: ʌ),      /k/,                       /b/,                       /n/,

/sh/ (IPA: ʃ),       /ā/ (IPA: eɪ),     /k/,                   /v/,                       /ō/ (IPA: oʊ),        /w/,

/ch/ (IPA: tʃ),     /ŏr/ (IPA: ɑr),    /ər/ (IPA: ɜr),   /ĕ/ (IPA: ɛ),           


This booklet is designed for kindergarten students to read independently after they have reached the cycle indicated on the cover. Students should use this to practice decoding and to develop independent reading habits. This should not be used for guided reading or for the development of content knowledge.


This file is designed to be printed, folded, stapled, and given to students as a booklet.  

  • Step 1: To print, select “print on both sides of the paper” and “flip on the short edge” in your print menu.  
  • Step 2: Fold the printed pages along the dashed line in the center, and staple on top of the three staple images on the front cover.

When one student finishes reading the booklet, you can pass it on to the next student who is ready for it.  Or you can create one copy for each student and tell them that they can color the pictures when they finish reading it.