-Est as in Nest
-Est as in Nest

Series: Word Families   

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Annotation: Introduces, in brief text and illustrations, the use of the letter combination "est" in such words as "nest," "chest," "test," and "guest."
Catalog Number: #90521
Format: Library Binding
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Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Copyright Date: 2003
Edition Date: 2003
Pages: 23 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: 1-591-97232-9
ISBN 13: 978-1-591-97232-7
Dewey: 428.1
LCCN: 2002038621
Dimensions: 19 cm.
Language: English
Horn Book
This series intended for early readers teaches various letter combinations. The first pages introduce six rhyming words (flag, crag, rag). The remainder features the words in a story (e.g., "The Sow and the Cow Eat Their Chow") told in short, stilted sentences. The color photos are as awkwardly composed as the text. There are thirty other spring 2003 books in this series. Glos. [Review covers these SandCastle: Word Families titles: -ig as in Pig, -ow as in Cow, -ag as in Flag, -ick as in Kick, -est as in Nest, and -uck as in Duck.]
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Horn Book (8/1/03)
Word Count: 154
Reading Level: 1.5
Interest Level: P-2
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 1.5 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 66326 / grade: Lower Grades
  • Large type, moderate spacing between words- Common picture words help decode text- Easy-to-read decodable text- Supports letter-sound associations and phonemic awareness- Word repetition reinforces learning- Variety of punctuation- Natural oral language with descriptive language- Some challenging vocabulary- Text layout variation- Lively photographs and illustrations match engaging text- Innovative mix of nonfiction and fiction in each book- Eye-catching fluorescent color on covers draw immediate attention to a word family root and an easily recognizable visual using the word family- Full-color Photographs- Picture Glossary- Word List

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