I Can Read! titles are designed to aid the process of learning to read. Every title features a direct correspondence between the art and the text, so students have plenty of picture clues. The font is large and clear. The reader’s tracking is supported by generous spacing between the lines, a limited number of lines on a page, text on a plain background, and numbered pages.
I Can Read! titles feature proper grammar and punctuation. Sentence construction is simple, and dependent clauses are avoided. Sentence breaks are always made at a natural place. I Can Read! titles do not use a set vocabulary list, but instead feature decodable text that is appropriate for readers at each skill level.
I Can Read! titles are high interest: Stories are told through action and dialogue, often with humor, and feature unforgettable characters. I Can Read! provides a great introduction to genre studies.
My First: Shared Reading
Ideal for sharing with emergent readers
Level 1: Beginning Reading
Ideal for readers who are beginning to decode words and sentences
Level 2: Reading with Help
Ideal for readers who are increasingly confident, but still need some help
Level 3: Reading Alone
Ideal for readers who can read on their own
Classroom Activity Guides are available! Download the free Classroom Activity Guide appropriate to the reading level of your students! The activities are designed for use with specific books, but can be adapted to suit your needs.
Find other fun, reproducible activities featuring Biscuit, Frog and Toad, Amelia Bedelia, Arthur, and others from the I Can Read! gang.