1 Beginner Book Three o h r t V o w S e l Written and illustrated y T.M. and introducing a story y Daniel White T.M. A Progressive Phonics ook Copyright (c) y Miz Katz N. Ratz, patent pending
2 Quick Start Guide 2 Read the ook WITH your child. You read the regular text, and he/she reads the ig, red words, sort of like reading the different parts in a play. Help your child sound out the words as needed. Read the ook several times. This helps develop the eye muscles and left-to-right reading patterns that are necessary for reading. Don t rush it. Bodyuilders don t train in a day neither does a child. If your child is having difficulty, he/she may need more practice with the alphaet. Get some fun ooks aout the alphaet, and read them many times. Then come ack to Progressive Phonics. And most important of all, HAVE FUN!
3 Words taught in this ook: 3 if did, hid, kid ig, dig, pig, wig in, pin, win it, fit, it, sit dip, Kip, lip, sip, tip, zip dim, him, Jim, Kim, Tim I fix, mix, six The aove list includes the following Dolch** words: him, I, if, in, it ** Dolch words: This is a list of 220 words that comprise 50% 80% of all written texts in English. These words were identified y Edward William Dolch, PhD., in 1948; the theory is that children who can read these words rapidly and without conscious effort will e well on their way to ecoming good readers. The Dolch List is the ackone of many English reading programs, including Progressive Phonics.
4 4 if it
5 A Wishy Fishy 5 If a fish had feet, would it wish to walk? And if a fish had a wish, would it wish to talk?
6 6 If a fish could talk, what would it say? And if it said, Hello, what would you say?
7 7 did hid kid
8 The Kid Hid 8 One kid hid in the ushes. Another kid hid in the ground. Kid numer three hid ehind a tree and waited to e found.
9 kid it But the who was was little, and he could not count to ten. The kid would go, One, two... oh! And then he d start again.
10 10 ZZZ Z ZZZ kid hid Well, the who in the ushes and the kid who hid in the ground ran home and ate their dinner. They did not wait around.
11 (This picture has 5 differences.) 11 SSSSSSS But the kid who hid ehind the tree hid there all night long. And when kid they finally found the, he was sleeping on the lawn.
12 The Dog Did The Dishes 12 Who did the dishes? I did not. The dog did the dishes he even did the pot. Then he did the dusting, and he did the shopping. The cat did nothing... isn t that shocking?!
13 13 ig dig pig wig
14 Doggy Dig 14 did How my doggy so Did dig dig dig deep? he,, dig with doggy feet? did dig Or he with a doggy shovel? I don t know, ut he s in ig troule.
15 My Big Pig 15 I will tell you a ig secret, and it isn t a ig lie. How did my ig pig ig get so? He s a, ig pig, that s why. ig
16 (This picture has 5 differences.) 16 A good pig has ad manners, no napkins or pajamas, and when my ig pig is a ig pig, he gets more ig ananas.
17 17 in pin win
18 Hide The Pin 18 pin I like to play hide the. win Lucky me, I always. No one else ever wants to play, so I hide the pin myself all day. And I win ecause I put a pin in pin in everything a goes.
19 19 it fit it sit
20 The Shoe Fit My Cat 20 fit cat The shoe my ; it fit her very well. But she didn t care if it fit well she said it had a really ad smell.
21 The Bug That Bit Me 21 The ug that it me was not very ig, ut it it me on my ack, oh,, it did. yes
22 (This picture has 5 differences.) 22 Then it it me on my knee, and it it me on my nose, and to say goodnight, it it my toes.
23 I Sit A Lot 23 sit sit sit I and and a lot. I sit ecause my feet fall off. It s a it like a sneeze, down elow my knees.
24 24 dip Kip lip sip tip zip
25 Zip Your Lip 25 If zip lip you your, you cannot sip water, milk or tea. So if you zip are thirsty, un- your lip firsty.
26 Kip 26 Kip likes to dip ananas in lots of chocolate fudge. Kip likes to dip and lick his lip all day and just ecause.
27 27 Doctor Nip said, No ananas. Doctor Pip said, No more fudge. Doctor Yip said, No more nothing. They said it just ecause.
28 28 Kip was very hungry; his stomach growled out loud. He had to zip his upper lip to keep ananas out.
29 29 Then one day at a café, Kip saw the doctors dip ananas in chocolate... one even lip licked his.
30 30 Kip took the zip right off his lip, and he got a owl of fudge. Why not dip ananas... all day and just ecause?!
31 If A Big Pig Hid y Daniel White 31 If ig pig hid a, where would he hide? The closet, perhaps, if he weren t so wide. He would, if he could, ed hide under the,
32 32 ut all he could fit tip leg was the of his. If he hid in a ox, the ox would reak; oh, where should he hide, for goodness sake?
33 33 He took some time to sit and think. What if he hid under the sink? But a pig that size is not that small what if a pig can t hide at all?
34 34 So the ig pig hid ehind the door, in the cupoard and on the floor. Over the rug and under a chair, the ig pig hid everywhere!
35 35 dim him Jim Kim Tim
36 Tiny Tim 36 My dog, Tim, is tiny, and when he needs a ath, I put him in a teacup, or I put him in a glass.
37 37 Then I wrap him in a rion, and I put him in a ox. I don t put him in my pocket ecause he might get squashed.
38 Who Is Him? 38 Tim Jim Simon said, Give it to. Tim him Jim And I said, or? Simon said, Not him or him did him, give it to instead. him I not see another, Kim just my sister, Suzie.
39 (This picture has 5 differences.) 39 Him Jim So I said, Silly Simon, is the in dim If light here too? him Jim the is not, and him Tim the is not, and Kim him Suzie is not a, him then who, oh, who is?
40 (Read this page TO your child) 40 The Letter I When we talk aout ourselves, we say I. And when we write it, we use the BIG letter I. I am happy I am sad I am a duck
41 I Am Me 41 I am me, I am myself, ut my nose elongs to someone else. I never know if I smell nice, so I always wash my ig feet twice.
42 I Win 42 I win I win like to, so a lot. I win every game that I play with Scott. I win at races, and I win at cards. so it I make up all the rules, isn t very hard.
43 When I Sit Down 43 When I sit down to sip my tea, I make my cat sit down with me. She will sip tea too if I give her some. Then she licks her lip with the tip of her tongue.
44 44 fix mix six
45 Fix It 45 I can fix a roken pencil. I can fix it with some tape. But today I can t fix anything my doggy ate the tape.
46 Six Sick Sticks 46 Can you say this? If six sick sticks fix six sick fish, can six fit fish fix six fit sticks?
47 Six Mix 47 To mix a cake is easy if you have a wooden spoon, ut I prefer to mix a cake with five or six racoons.
48 (This picture has 6 differences.) 48 Six racoons will mix a cake, they will mix it very well, ut then I take the cake away, or they eat it all themselves.
49 Part Two 49 NOTE TO TEACHERS/PARENTS: In Part Two, we practice the reading of ook style fonts (letters). Two of the iggest differences are the letters a and g writing style: ook style: a a g g If your child/student is very young, or if he/she struggles with ook fonts, you may want to skip this section and come ack to the suject when your child has more experience with reading.
50 Henry s Wig 50 Henry Fig had a ig red wig, I When say, mean,, BIG. ig I ig ig.
51 51 I dig Sally said, your wig I it, ut wish wasn t ig I quite so. can t see the teacher or the wall I can t see anything at all. Dig is American slang for like.
52 52 Henry cut his wig to make it smaller, ut then, that night, the wig grew taller. It touched the trees as he walked y; I think it even touched the sky.
53 53 had sit Sally to on a wooden ladder, and this made Sally even madder. Sally said I dig wig it your, ut it ig must go; is too.
54 54 So Henry tried to take it off. He pulled it hard; he pulled it soft. But it stuck to his head like SuperGlue, and again that night it grew and grew.
55 55 Sally screamed, and Sally cried, Fig wig Henry, your is too wide! She tried to sit in a different place, ut still that wig was in her face.
56 56 Henry squeezed his wig into a hat, hoping that would make it flat. But then at lunch, the wig lew up and landed in the teacher s cup.
57 57 And now poor Henry s hat head is are no, no wig and not one hair.
58 58 The End Next: Progressive Phonics Book 4: Short Vowel o ProgressivePhonics.com Copyright (c) y Miz Katz N. Ratz Produced y Progressive Phonics LLC