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Waddington eReaders Level 0 Set 1

Set of 12 eBooks - Pre-Reading Level  ****PLEASE NOTE - All picture examples below show the first 10 pages only of each 20 page ebook****

To purchase, click Teaching Resources/Software in top menu and enter 'ereader' in the 'search all' field to bring them up. Listed price includes all 24 ebooks for Level 0 - Sets 1 & 2.

Level 0 eReaders are designed for pre-readers and teachers who want a visual subject support resource that contains no text. Beautiful high resolution pictures arranged in a unique way to develop subject themes, oral language skills, phonemic awareness and ebook skills. Use these ebooks with mobile computing devices and large classroom electronic type smart boards. Set 1 contains subjects most likely covered with young children or common topics covered many times. Set 2 presents a strong Australian history focus and their interactive elements will serve lessons for even older aged students. Last page for each ereader contains a brief section for adults explaining the skills developed as well as possible extension activities to complement the main skills and ideas behind each ebook. Quality and subjects that every child should experience. Click each link to see enlarged pictures showing the first 10 pages within each 20 page ebook. All our ebooks are cross-platform and can be read on any device using the free Adobe Reader software.


Level 0 Set 1 Book 01 - Look - Simple line art illustrations to support first use of ebook and elementary alphabet/sound pre-reading skills. Excellent first book support for establishing alphabet cards and phonemic awareness of alphabet sounds. Great starter for children to create their own books either in hard copy or electronic.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 02 - Look In - Focus is on fruit and what each looks like outside and inside. Children predict and describe the internal appearance of each fruit before the 'inner' page appears. Fruits range from the every-day variety to the more obscure.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 03 - Me - Covering a topic every child learns about in the early years - their body. However, this ereader takes it a step further, challenging the reader to understand each depicted body part's usefulness to the boy shown and his playing with the football.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 04 - Fruit and Vegetables - A great theme developer for fruits and vegetables. Each picture shows the fruit or vegetable from the outside and inside. Not sure whether it is a fruit or veg? Check out Level 1 Set 1 Book 04 and the interactive reader assist provides a verbal explanation for each.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 05 - Breakfast - A wonderful ebook to establish good breakfast eating habits. Beautiful pictures point out many varied breakfast options and provide a springboard for detailed discussion and media activities about what each child has for their own breakfast.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 06 - The Zoo  - The perfect ebook for establishing a zoo animal theme. Great pictures and range of animals covered. This ereader is interactive. Click/press the hot-spot in the top left corner of pages and see the zoo animal pictured come to life! High definition video.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 07 - Names  - An introduction to understanding how, like everyone and everything else, toys can have a name. A valuable starter to a theme on names.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 08 - Basketball - Covering the main elementary basketball actions, children will quickly identify with the story line of bouncing, passing, grabbing, shooting, missing and then finally shooting a goal!

Level 0 Set 1 Book 09 - The Cake - A step by step progression through a chocolate cake making process that children will quickly identify. A great ebook starter for extended activities beyond a child's retelling of what the pictures show. Contains some interactive elements such as seeing how the mixer works to licking the spoon!

Level 0 Set 1 Book 10 - The Backyard - Will have children understanding and relating to their own backyard. A great topic starter covering timely environmental subjects such as water tank, clothes line, solar panels, trees and compost bin to name a few.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 11 - Veggie Garden - Following on from the backyard, this ebook may provide some veggie patch inspiration. Will have children thinking about growing vegetables. Another great topic developer. Covers many vegetables growing in their natural state, showing the plant and the mature vegetable growth ready to pick.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 12 - Christmas Pageant - Who doesn't like a pageant? Well this final ebook in Level 0 Set 1 allows us to enjoy a Christmas pageant all through the year. Depicts the popular and world class Adelaide Christmas pageant, culminating in Father Christmas at the end. Feel the excitement build!


Waddington eReaders Level 0 Set 2

Second Set of 12 eBooks - Pre-Reading Level - Australian History Focus

To purchase, click Teaching Resources/Software in top menu and enter 'ereader' in the 'search all' field to bring them up. Listed price includes all 24 ebooks for Level 0 - Sets 1 & 2.


Level 0 Set 2 Book 01 - Old Australian House - Step back in time and take a walk through this old Australian house. Amongst a number of unusual curiosities, you'll find an old pot in the bedroom and a bath made of wood! Use the high resolution pictures to talk about the many old things in the rooms and outside.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 02 - Old Australian School - Experience typical school life last century in Australia. See the flag flying and the old iron bell. The bags and cases are already in the porch and the hanging lunch cooler box is open to take your homemade sandwiches. Sit down at the old wooden desk and view the teacher, blackboards, ink and slate of yesteryear. Finally it might be time for recess and a drink at the trough or a game of marbles or horseshoe
quoits.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 03 - Old Australian Communication - Covering many old forms of communication ranging from Cobb & Co to early radio. See the old printer in action and hear the telephone, music box, organ, pianola and gramophone. View old slides and see part of a colonial play. Watch the world's oldest feature film - The Story of the Kelly Gang in the old theatre and finally listen to Dad and Dave's very first radio episode on the old time Australian AWA radio!

Level 0 Set 2 Book 04 - Old Australian Transport - See the various modes of historical Australian transport presented in chronological order. River, sea, road, rail and air transportation are covered.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 05 - Old Australian Gold Mine - Step back in time to Australia's gold rush era when this mine was in peak production. Suit up and go down the mine shaft, into the darkness, to see how the miners worked. You'll see how it was mined and even discover how to find gold and tell it apart from fool's gold. Many interactive pages.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 06 - Pottery - Pottery is one of the world's oldest trades and this ebook has pages of interactive elements showing  how a pot can still be made at Australia's oldest pottery in Victoria.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 07 - Old Australian Shops - Experience a walk through various shops which formed the core of commercial activity in Australian townships last century and the one before it. From the blacksmith, cobbler, butcher and baker, there's even the candlestick maker, along with the bank, chemist, milliner, barber, general store, hotel and the old motor garage.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 08 - Great Grandpa's Tools - Do you know the difference between a shifting spanner and a ring spanner? Have you ever seen a home-made anvil or a rare mechanical hacksaw? Well, join Great Grandpa in his tool shed and you'll find out. Many interactive elements show great grandpa using his tools.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 09 - Great Grandpa's Shed - Great Grandpa is back again and this time he wants to show you what else is in his shed. From a nice old heavy metal rake that was once a mother's day present to bullock cues, horseshoes, branding irons, quart pot, billy, tucker bag and old rabbit trap, you'll experience these items from Australia's past, first hand via many interactive pages.

Level 0 Set 2 Book 10 - Australia - Capturing the sights and sounds of Australia, from outer space to underwater, from a rain forest to the outback, from the Opera House to a game of football, from farm land to the Southern Cross, every page has a representative interactive sound, including the official National Anthem (p3) and Waltzing Matilda (p1).

Level 0 Set 2 Book 11 - Australian Animals - A good coverage of Australian animals with many coming to life on the page via interactive videos. See the platypus and fur seals swimming, a green tree frog eating a bug, a koala up a tree and you'll have to be quick to see the possum eating in the dark!

Level 0 Set 2 Book 12 - Murray River - Take a journey along the Murray River all the way to its mouth. See some of the wildlife. See the reeds and the basket weaving. Walk along a cattle grate and see the Murray River Queen pass by. See the mighty Murray in drought and in flood.

 

Waddington eReaders Level 1 Set 1

Set of 12 eBooks - Beginning Reading Level - Reading Ages 5-0 to 5-6

To purchase, click Teaching Resources/Software in top menu and enter 'ereader' in the 'search all' field to bring them up. Listed price includes all 24 ebooks for Level 1 - Sets 1 & 2.

Level 1 eReaders are designed for beginning readers and teachers who want a visual support resource to demonstrate early words and sentences. The complete set of 24 cover the most commonly used words - see the comprehensive listing here, showing words appearing at least once per ebook. The words and sentence structures have been carefully chosen and organised to best introduce beginning readers to their leaning to read. Commonly used words are carefully introduced and will be cleverly consolidated through the use of these sets if the additional word card activities are done as explained on the Notes for Adults page 20 extension work ideas. Each text page has a bottom left-hand hotspot that activates the interactive pop-up finger reading assist - direct instruction strategy for when the teacher may not be present. As the words are read, the finger points to them. Beautiful high resolution pictures add support clues to the texts. Arranged in a unique way to further develop skills and subject themes from level 0. Use these ebooks with mobile computing devices and large classroom electronic type smart boards. Set 1 contains subjects most likely covered with young children or common topics covered many times. Set 2 presents a strong Australian history focus with many titles having interactive elements - quality and subjects that every Australian student should experience. Click each link to see enlarged pictures showing the first 10 pages within each 20 page ebook. Please note that some interactive elements, such as audio and video may not show on Apple iOS without a proper PDF reader app. However, the ebooks themselves are cross-platform and can be read on any device using the free Adobe Reader software.


Level 1 Set 1 Book 01 - Look at my book - Basic sentence structure and direct line art picture clues to support the acquisition of beginning reading skills. Excellent first book for establishing early word usage and concrete word card activities. Children will be able to print this out and make their own hardcopy book. Great starter for children to also create their own easy word books either in hardcopy or electronic.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 02 - Here - An introduction to facial features such as eyes, eyebrows, nose, ears, mouth, chin, cheek and hair using the simple sentence of "Here is my ....". When used in 2 page per screen mode, the picture clue acts as a follow-up to confirm if the words were read correctly. Use this as a theme starter for taking pictures of other noses, eyes, chins etc in the class and matching them to the correct people!

Level 1 Set 1 Book 03 - This Is My Body - A straightforward depiction of basic body parts using the simple sentence structure of, "This is my .....". When used in 2 page per screen mode, the picture clue acts as a follow-up to confirm if the words were read correctly.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 04 - Fruit and Vegetables - A great theme developer for fruits and vegetables. Beautiful pictures that look good enough to eat! Through the introduction of a question mark, children read the question and are encouraged to respond. The interactive pop-up finger assist gives the answer for every page if you're not sure.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 05 - Breakfast - Reinforce the importance of a good breakfast to start the day. Simple sentence structure affirms what "we like". The top left-hand hotspot on each page activates the pop-up pointing finger to assist the reading process as each word is clearly read out and pointed to. Some emphasis is also given to certain word elements/sounds.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 06 - The Zoo  - Here we visit a typical Australian zoo and see the animals - literally see and hear the animals via the bottom left page corner interactive video hotspots which make the animals come to life on the page. Click/press the interactive hotspot at the top left corner of the text pages and up comes the finger point reader assist.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 07 - My Name Is  -  An introduction to understanding how everything can have a name and that the names of class members are important. Uses the simple sentence structure, "My name is ....." Children will begin reading names and relating them to the pictures of toys. Interactive pop-up finger assist will save the day if you can not read the name of the toy!

Level 1 Set 1 Book 08 - Basketball - Covering the main elementary basketball actions, children will quickly learn the words for bounce, pass, call, shoot and miss, then finally that allusive goal? Interactive elements containing real live video and the pop-up finger point reading assist will have the reader wanting to know if a goal is achieved by the end of the ebook.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 09 - I Can Play Football - Uses a series of predictive sentences and bright pictures following the "I can ...." sentence structure. Interactive elements containing real live video and the pop-up finger point reading assist will inspire a quizzical response and a desire to read on.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 10 - The Backyard - Simple sentences with challenging yet smart words reflecting timely environmental items such as water tank, clothes line, solar panels, trees and compost bin to name a few. Once again, the interactive pop-up finger reading assist will give direct instruction if the teacher is not there.

Level 1 Set 1 Book 11 - Veggie Garden - Following on from the backyard, this ebook  provides the words for each vegetable in a highly predictable sentence pattern. The interactive pop-up finger reading assist will give direct instruction for the correct reading on each page if the teacher is not there.

Level 0 Set 1 Book 12 - Christmas Pageant - All the year round enjoyment of a Christmas pageant with the main words for each picture clue used in a highly predictable sentence pattern but with some twists to extend the reader's skills. Depicts the popular and world class Adelaide Christmas pageant, culminating in Father Christmas at the end. Hear the expressive excitement build in the pop-up finger reader assist!


Waddington eReaders Level 1 Set 2

Second Set of 12 eBooks - Beginning Reading Level - Australian History Focus - Reading Ages 5-0 to 5-6

To purchase, click Teaching Resources/Software in top menu and enter 'ereader' in the 'search all' field to bring them up. Listed price includes all 24 ebooks for Level 1 - Sets 1 & 2.


Level 1 Set 2 Book 01 - Old Australian House - Step back in time and take a walk through this old Australian house as you read the simple sentences. Amongst a number of unusual curiosities, you'll find an old pot in the bedroom and a bath made of wood! Use the sentences to talk about the many other old things in the rooms and outside. All text pages of these level 1 ereaders have the real interactive pop-up finger reading assist.

Level 1 Set 2 Book 02 - Old Australian School - Read simple sentences that focus on a core element in each picture, reflecting typical school life last century in Australia. See the flag flying and the old iron bell. The bags and cases are in the porch and the hanging food safe is open to take your homemade sandwiches. Sit down at the old wooden desk and view the teacher, blackboards, ink and slate. Finally it might be time for recess and a drink at the trough or a game of marbles or horseshoe
quoits.

Level 1 Set 2 Book 03 - Old Australian Communication - Simple sentences cover many old forms of communication ranging from Cobb & Co to early radio. See the old printer in action and hear the telephone, music box, organ, pianola and gramophone. View old slides and see part of a colonial play. Watch the world's oldest feature film - The Story of the Kelly Gang in the old theatre and finally listen to Dad and Dave's very first radio episode on the old time Australian AWA radio!

Level 1 Set 2 Book 04 - Old Australian Transport - See the various modes of historical Australian transport presented in chronological order for river, sea, road, rail and air transportation via clear, concise sentences. As with all level 1 ereaders, all text pages have the real interactive pop-up finger reading assist - activated by clicking/pressing the hotspot in each text page's bottom left corner..

Level 1 Set 2 Book 05 - Old Australian Gold Mine - Step back in time to Australia's gold rush era when gold mining was a big industry. Suit up and go down the mine shaft, into the darkness, to see how the miners worked. Via easy to read sentences, the reader will see how gold was mined and processed. Many interactive pages with video content (top left corner hotspot) and finger assist for reading the words clearly and accurately.

Level 1 Set 2 Book 06 - Pottery - Pottery is one of the world's oldest trades and this ebook has pages of interactive elements showing how a pot can still be made at Australia's oldest pottery in Victoria. If used in 2 page per screen mode, the pictures act as follow-up clues confirming the text read. Click the top left page hotspots for interactive elements which enhance the texts, including videos that make many pages come to life!

Level 1 Set 2 Book 07 - Old Australian Shops - Read about the main shops which formed the core of commercial activity in Australian townships last century and the one before it via regular, easy to read sentences. From the blacksmith, cobbler, butcher and baker, there's even the candlestick maker, along with the bank, chemist, milliner, barber, general store, hotel and the old motor garage. If you intend teaching about early Australian life, then this ereader will be a great visual and learning resource!

Level 1 Set 2 Book 08 - Great Grandpa's Tools - Develop the skill to visually and critically discern between key elements of text and meaning via cleverly arranged sentences. For example, have the reader confirm the difference between a shifting spanner and a ring spanner by recognising the word differences in regular sentence patterns. Early readers will join Great Grandpa in his real Australian country tool shed and have what is read reinforced by the live interactive video elements accessed by pressing the top left corners of pages. This ereader really does come to life!

Level 1 Set 2 Book 09 - Great Grandpa's Shed - A clear, concise, regular sentence structure throughout allows the reader to focus on particular words which are confirmed by each picture clue. Some of the words become more challenging but the interactive pop-up finger point reading asst will have the young reader helped as if the teacher was actually there. From a nice old heavy metal rake that was once a mother's day present to bullock cues, horseshoes, branding irons, quart pot, billy can, tucker bag and old rabbit trap, you'll see these items come to life from Australia's past, first hand from Great Grandpa in many live videos!

Level 1 Set 2 Book 10 - Australia - After reading the regular sentences, the key words are supported by the picture clues. The pictures also have sound clues, captured via interactive sound elements activated by clicking/pressing the top left hand corner hot-spots. From outer space to underwater, from a rain forest to the outback, from the Opera House to a game of football, from farm land to the Southern Cross, every page has a representative interactive sound, including the official National Anthem (p3) and Waltzing Matilda (p1).

Level 1 Set 2 Book 11 - Australian Animals - Beginning readers will read the names of many Australian animals via carefully constructed regular sentences. Interactive video elements allows the reader to see the platypus and fur seals swimming, a green tree frog eating a bug, a koala up a tree and even the possum eating in the dark (but you have to be quick LOL!).

Level 1 Set 2 Book 12 - Murray River - Down by the river you can find many interesting things. The regular sentences in this ereader highlight a key word which is supported by the following picture. If used in single page view, the reader can test themselves to see if what they read matches the picture clue. The pop-up finger reader assist is always there to help the reader like a teacher you have when the teacher isn't present. Full of beautiful river images and an environmentally friendly approach.


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