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Sky Pony Press

Reading Success for Minecrafters: Grades 1-2


What do children love? Minecraft What will make them love reading? Learning it with Minecraft

This kid-friendly workbook features well-loved video game characters and concepts to reinforce the development of first and second grade reading skills laid out in the national Common Core State Standards. Colorfully-illustrated and high-interest practice pages and reading comprehension passages use diamond swords, potions, skeletons, zombies, and creepers to add an element of excitement to reading time.

They will practice all of the reading skills they need in school, including:

Grade 1:
  • Phonics: Beginning and ending sounds, blends and digraphs, and long and short vowel sounds
  • Recognizing and reading common sight words
  • Parts of speech and sentence structure
  • Basic reading comprehension
  • Reading with fluency

Grade 2:
  • Vocabulary and spelling practice
  • Part of speech and sentence structure
  • Deepening reading comprehension: Reading for main ideas and details and Identifying cause and effect
  • Reading with fluency

Skip to the pages that suit your child's needs and learning style or start at the beginning and advance page by page-it's up to you As the workbook progresses, the activities become more challenging so that learners of all levels can enjoy an exciting, skill-building reading adventure. Perfect for Minecrafters who learn at all paces, Reading Success for Minecrafters is as fun as it is educational-and is just what your little learner needs to get ahead academically


About the Author
The Sky Pony Press editors work at the children's book imprint of Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., in New York City.

Amanda Brack is also the illustrator of the Creeper Diaries series and the Jokes for Minecrafters series from Sky Pony Press. She has a passion for drawing and illustration, and enjoys the creativity of working on a wide variety of projects in her freelance career. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.