Six Plus Three — Cycle 95+

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Six Plus Three — Cycle 95+

Summary:

Tim does not know the answer to a math question, so he asks his family for help. Dad and Mom try their best to explain it to him, but he gets confused. Tiff knows how to explain it in a way that he can understand--pie! The next day he is able to get the math question correct.  He and Tiff celebrate by sharing the pie.

Full Text:

The teacher asked Tim, "What is six plus three?"

But he did not know the answer.

He went home and asked for help.

Dad tried to help, but Tim did not understand.

Mom tried to help, but Tim just got even more mixed up.

Tiff brought him a pie.

She said, "Tim, this pie has six parts.  What if we add three more?"

"Nine!" he said.

The next day in class, the teacher asked, "What is six plus three?"  

When he got home, he and Tiff shared the pie.

Phonemes:

ă, /m/, /t/, ē, /s/, ĭ, /f/, /d/, /r/, /th/, ŏ, /g/, /l/, /h/, ŭ, /c/, /b/, /n/, /sh/, ā, /k/, /v/, ō, /w/, /ch/, /ar/, /er/, ĕ, /j/, /p/, -ing, /y/, /x/, /qu/, /z/

Decodable:

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.

Printable:

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.