Captain Ren is ready for his first adventure into space, he’s off to Mars. He has important work to do on Mars. What will he do while he is there? Will he meet anything on Mars? Get ready for lift off! In this fictional space theme early reader young astronauts can entertain their dreams of space while learning important phonics rules and improving confidence in reading.
Captain Ren’s Trip to Mars introduces phonics simple words known to readers (sight-words) alongside sound-out words, and some tricky words which readers can learn. The book is suitable for kindergarteners (reception) and grade 1 students as an early reader.
Some of the tricky words in the book are: the, of, has, to, do, two, spacesuit, so, full, there, ago, curiosity, picture, Earth, past, galaxies, done, used, ready, another
Sample Text From Captain Ren’s Space Theme Early Reader
Ren is the captain of a spaceship. He will fly the rocket to Mars.
Ren has work to do on the red planet.
He needs to test rocks and soil to see if there is life on the planet.
Ren flies the ship around the moon.
It takes a long time to get to Mars.
He looks at all of the stars and thinks about the planets that orbit them.
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