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At Red Rocket Fluency 1 level students will:
• develop a secure word bank of about 300 high frequency sight words plus know many more
interest words
• add more than 60 new high-frequency sight words to their word bank
• reinforce the reading strategies of earlier levels
• be encouraged to apply newly acquired skills to more challenging texts
• focus on more challenging vocabulary, print conventions, phonological patterns and phonic
knowledge in context
• further develop critical thinking skills and comprehension
The mastery of more complex strategies will enable students to read with increased pace, flow, phrasing and intonation, freeing their attention to the meaning within text.
• 48Titles
• Fiction and Non-Fiction
• eBook Editions for all titles
• 4 Big Book Editions
• Lesson Briefs, Running Records and Worksheets are free
to download for all titles
• comprehensive Lesson Plans are available for selected titles
Fiction Strand
• meet familiar characters from earlier Red Rocket stories – stars like Buddy, Charlie and Max Monkey reappear in Fluency 1 stories
• Extension Activity:Word Whiz
Non-Fiction Strand
• promotes literacy from cover-to-cover via topics that align to curriculum
• explore high-interest topics including important conservation messages about saving Sea Turtles,
        Rainforests, saving Pandas and endangered Monk Seals
• further develop non-fiction literacy skills with more complex text
• ExtensionActivity:Glossary
The Milky Way
written by Barry Holden
 The Milky Way
written by Barry Holden
Strong, child-centred plots with real tension encourage children to read on to see what will happen next.
Background Knowledge
Non-fiction topics help students build background knowledge - a key element for literacy success.
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