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Norma Jean- Jumping Bean – Book Review

Norma Jean is a kangaroo; she’s the best jumper ever. But she never stops jumping and sometimes it’s not fun to play with a jumping bean!

Norma Jean, Jumping Bean by Joanna Cole

Norma Jean likes to jump! She jumps out of bed! She jumps into her clothes! She jumps down the stairs, and jumps all the way to school.

Unfortunately, she can’t seem to sit still long enough to hear the story. She bumps into her friends tower of blocks, and bounces a friend off the teeter-totter.

Then her friends don’t want to play with her any more, until the class Field Day when they really need her. She is very sad now.

Now, they need her to win the hurdles, the high jump and the potato sack race. She is very happy now.

STEP into Reading – Reading with Help Preschool-Grade 1

STEP into READING
Step 1 – Ready to Read Preschool-Kindergarten
(Big Type and Easy Words – Rhyme and Rhythm - Picture Clues) these books are for children who know the alphabet and are eager to begin reading.

Step 2 - Reading with Help Preschool-Grade 1
(Basic Vocabulary – Short Sentences – Simple Stories) these books are for children who will recognize words and with help sound out new words.

Step 3 - Reading on Your Own Grades 1-3
(Engaging Characters – Easy-to-follow Plots – Popular Topics) these books are for children ready to read on there own.

Step 4 - Reading Paragraphs Grades 2-3
(Challenging Vocabulary – Short Paragraphs – Exciting Stories) these books are for the newly independent reader who will confidently read simple sentences.

Step 5 - Ready for Chapters Grades 2-4
(Chapters – Longer Paragraphs – Full-color Art) these books are for children who want to plunge forward into chapter books but still appreciate colorful pictures.

STEP INTO READING is set up to give children successful experiences. Grade levels are only guidelines; children will progress at their own speed.



Note: This book is from my personal library.

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