What is it about?
Sentences are everywhere.
App Store Description
Sentences are everywhere.
I don’t know if you’ve noticed lately, but they’re all around you!
They’re in books and on the radio.
You’re reading one right now.
Sentences are more than just strings of words. They’re thoughts, ideas and stories. Just like letters build words, words build sentences. Without sentences, there’s no real communication.
***What skills are required to read sentences and simple stories?***
Learning to read sentences and simple stories requires the integration of many skills
• Letter-sound correspondences
• Sound blending
• Sight word recognition
• Language skills
◦ Vocabulary knowledge
◦ Understanding of sentence structure
***Why is it important to read sentences and simple stories?****
Learning to read and understand short stories and other simple texts is the ultimate goal of early reading instruction.
Once learners can read and understand stories, they will begin to truly realize the many benefits of literacy skills; such as:
• Participate more fully at school
• Increase opportunities for learning
• Improve communication
• Facilitate access to the Internet
• Enjoy reading as a meaningful leisure pursuit
*** How can this app help?*****
This app is a collection of simple sentences for early readers. The learner will be required to decode, or recognize by sight, the words in the sentence and indicate the meaning of the sentence.
1) Match Pictures with Sentences-
Simple sentences for early readers to decode and match with pictures.
2) Find the Odd One Out-
This activity helps in relating and understanding words.
3) Read and Understand sentences. Figure out if it could be true or not -
Helps in first understanding of sentences and relate them to logical world around.
4) Unscramble Sentences
Focuses on sentence structure.
5) Read the clues and solve the riddle
Understand simple sentences. Connect them together to solve small riddles.
6) Fill in the blanks-
Fill in the blanks to superimpose what is learnt.
7) Sequence the events
Next in level is to understand the sentences and link them to each other to make a meaningful sequence of events.
The ultimate aim of learning sentences is to read and understand text presented to us. Here we have 8 easy to read comprehensions followed by questioning to see if we are able to meet the target.
These all activities are well researched and go with the common core curriculum as well. This will help the child improve grades at school as well.
Through out the app we use best pictures to describe the sentences. Words are very carefully chosen as per the level. All the efforts are tracked and complete report is provided.
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