This book covers the short "e" phonetic sounds and incorporates bilingualism through word and picture correspondance. First, you will learn how the short "e" is phonetically pronounced through a poetry. There are comprehension questions over each piece of literature. Ted and Ned are friends who enjoy playing outside with one another. Ned ends up catching his pet bird by it flying into a net. The bird becomes injured and Ted encourages Ned to take it to the vet. After the bird leaves the vet he encounters danger. There is a big, a bigger, and a biggest spider who ends up bullying Fred. Ted and Ned end up SQUASHING those bullies for Fred.
My name is Mrs. Saavedra. I am excited and thrilled that you have joined me in your literacy journey. I am originally from Denison, Iowa, but currently live in the big state of Texas. I am married to a man from South America (Uruguay). I have a daughter and four stepchildren.
I have been in the educational field since 2004. I graduated with a Bachelors in English with a Writing concentration and a Minor in Spanish. I am currently enrolled in a teacher certification program to have another degree in Education. In the past three years, I have spent my time as an ESL English and Reading Teacher at the high school level. I have enjoyed each and every one of my students, who still today, keep me connected to what his or her accomplishments will be.