Lit Kits for Kids levels are for developing readers who vary in skill level, offering options for individual needs. They align with Ohio Department of Education standards and benchmarks. Each kit offers high quality reading material and is a self contained “package” that is easily transportable from site to site. Every kit contains:
. 2 copies of the storybook. . Tutor instructions. . Several literacy skill building experiences (activities that are directly linked to Ohio Department of Education standards). . A "link-to-home" activity.
|EARLY LEVEL||DEVELOPING LEVEL||FLUENT LEVEL|
|Chicka Chicka Boom Boom||Brianna, Jamaica and The Dance of Spring||Uncle Jed’s Barbershop|
|Knuffle Bunny||Chrysanthemum||Kermit the Hermit|
|Rosie’s Walk||Danny and The Dinosaur||The Tortilla Factory|
|I Read Signs||Click Clack Moo||Smoky Night|
|Winter Is Here||Yoko||Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain|
|Owl Babies||Snowy Day||The True Story o the Three Little Pigs|
|Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten||Tar Beach||The Story of Ruby Bridges|
|Kitten’s First Moon||I Am Rosa Parks||Oil Spill|
|Where the Wild Things Are||Library Lion||Stellaluna|
|Harry, The Dirty Dog||Old Henry||Teammates|
|Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds|
|Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday|
The EARLY level is geared to pre-K, kindergarten and early first grade. Books include alphabet books, pattern books, and simple narratives. Several books are award- winning literature.
The DEVELOPING level is geared toward the end of grade one to early three. Titles include narrative and expository material. Three align with specific themes: Fruit Is a Suitcase for Seeds-health and wellness, Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday-financial literacy and Old Henry-individual freedom vs. community responsibility
The FLUENT level is geared toward about grade three to early five, and includes more sophisticated picture books and extensive responding to text experiences. Uncle Jed’s Barbershop can be a financial awareness (e.g. needs and wants) unit. Oil Spill is nonfiction and addresses a serious current environmental concern.