Story Tree 21 - Teacher Edition Author:A Beka Book Reading Program This is the Teacher Edition, so it contains "extras" that Story Tree doesn't include, PLUS the complete text of Story Tree! — Story Tree is used at the beginning of second grade. It gives students an opportunity to gain fluency in reading as they review one- and two-vowel words (Phonics Charts 1-5) and special sounds of Phonics Charts 6-9....For... more » students who learned phonics in first grade, it will prove to be a quick and helpful review after summer vacation. Those who are new to phonics will read it more slowly and will find new success in reading as they apply the special sounds they are being taught in class.
Story Tree contains many stories about modern children and their relationships to their families, their pets, their friends, their country, and their God. It brings out the wonder of God's Creation and shows His wisdom and love in the world around us and in the lives of individuals.
The following Christian virtues and character traits are developed in the stories: friendship, responsibility, forgiveness, helpfulness, obedience, faith, patriotism, cheerfulness, courage, thoughtfulness, kindness, selflessness, resourcefulness, honesty, industry, gratitude, service, thoroughness, and uprightness.« less