Cross That Cliff. — Cycle 47+


Cross That Cliff. — Cycle 47+


Reid the Dog needs to cross a chasm between two cliffs.  He decides to make a bridge by tilting a log over the expanse. As he walks across the log, he loses his balance. He grabs the log and climbs across to the other side.

Full Text:

Reid must cross that cliff.

See Reid tilt that log.

That log hit that tree.

See Reid cross that flat log.

See Reid feel fear.

Reid slid back.

See Reid hug that log.

See Reid breathe.

See Reid cross that cliff.

Reid did it!


/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/,                       


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.