Step 5 Decodable Book Set contains 7 books with slightly more complex sentence structure, long vowels using basic vowel teams (ee, ea, ai, oa, ui), and multisyllabic words.
Book titles include:
Duck Feels Sick
Duck has many symptoms of being sick. Duck was actually stung by a bee and saw blood, which made him feel awful. His friend, Frog, cheers him up by bringing him sweets and by being kind.
New Sticky words: why
Old Sticky words: he, are, does, for, to
Slow Down Sounds: long /E/ spelled “ee”
Two syllable word: cannot
Pig At The Beach
Pig goes to the beach and has a great time, even though a sea gull steals his lunch, and a crab pinches him. He does lots of fun activities, but he forgets to put on sunblock. He gets sunburn, so Bug gives him cream to help with his sunburn.
New Sticky words: now
Old Sticky words: of, the, does, for, to, was, he, when, good, wants
Slow down the sound: /E/ spelled “ea” and “ee”
Dog plans a big feast for all his friends. He does lots of work to get ready, but he slips on water that came from a leaky faucet and hurts himself. His friends come to find Dog crying and help to make the feast happen.
New Sticky words: what
Old Sticky words: have, he, for, to, does, the, come, they, good
Slow Down Sounds: /E/ spelled “ea” and “ee”
Snakes on a Train
The snakes are going to visit a friend and they try all types of transportation options to get there. They fail in many ways but finally get on a train that takes them to visit their friend.
New Sticky words: we, our
Old Sticky words: the, for, to, they, too, be, he, from, have, my, come, was
Slow Down Sounds: /A/ spelled ai, /E/ spelled ee
Two syllable words: visit, travel, tickets, cannot
Fish Gets Clean
Fish sprains her tail and cannot clean her bowl. She is sad, but her friends come to help her. They make her dish look splendid.
New Sticky words: could, no
Old Sticky words: her, she, the, what, put, do, have, we, they, come, to, does, from, of, again, be, now, for
Slow Down Sounds: /A/ spelled ai, /E/ spelled ee and ea
2-syllable word: reveal, splendid, landscape
Cub on a Boat
Cub gets ready to cruise up the coast on his boat, packing food in a cooler. On the boat, a big wave tips him over. Cub’s boat sinks, but his pals come and rescue him. They have a fun day of eating, telling jokes, and having a bonfire on the beach.
Old Sticky words: the, he, puts, for, does, come, say, we, our, have, be, when, they, to
Slow Down Sounds: oa, ui, ea, ee
2-syllable words: picnic, bonfire
Cat On The Road
It is very hot, and Cat has a plan to get cool. She writes to Frog to ask if she can come to his pond, and he responds with a note and directions. Cat goes to Frog’s pond and has a lovely week with him, swimming and floating on rafts.
New Sticky words: said
Old Sticky words: she, the, her, to, for, from, come, you, when, they, my, have, does, go