Morris the buck looks different from his parents and sisters, who are white-tailed deer. But maybe that's because Morris isn't a deer at all... Based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, The Ugly Duckling, readers will be familiar with Morris's journey of self-discovery. This S.P.I.R.E.® Level 5 (spire) decodable reader is perfect for intermediate readers and those who need practice reading increasingly difficult text. This book includes phonics concept or (fork).
The S.P.I.R.E. decodable readers were developed as part of the S.P.I.R.E. reading program, created by Sheila Clark-Edmands, M.S.Ed. S.P.I.R.E. is an intensive, comprehensive, and multisensory reading program with proven results. If your goal is to build reading success, then S.P.I.R.E. books are the perfect choice. Children are motivated to read more and enjoy more reading success because S.P.I.R.E. books are designed for the way early readers and struggling readers learn.
There are 120 books in the S.P.I.R.E. decodable readers series. The content ranges in difficulty from easy-to-read, one-syllable, short-vowel words in Sets 1A and 1B to complex multisyllabic words and advanced sentence structures in Sets 6A and 6B.