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How Rocket learned to read (2010)

by Tad Hills

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A yellow bird teaches Rocket how to read.
  ashleyann65 | Jul 1, 2014 |
Many children can relate to Rocket's reluctance to learn. This book shows them that sometimes they just have to try something different that works for them. I would follow up after reading this book by asking children how they learned to read, what their favorite part of reading is, etc.
  JocelynPLang | Jun 9, 2014 |
A little yellow bird teaches Rocket how to sound out letters and then how to read.
  Talwold | May 12, 2014 |
Rocket is a dog who simply wants to take a nap in his back yard, yet a little yellow bird interupps his sleeping time. The bird wants to teach Rocket how to read. In the beginging rocket just wanted to be left alone but after a couple days he was eager to learn. The bird taught him a new letter each day until it was late fall, while the bird was gone Rocket practiced sounding words out and spelled his friends names. When the little bird came back in the spring Rocket listened to the bird read stories and eventually they spent thier days reading to eachother.
  vjc1981 | Apr 24, 2014 |
The story, "How Rocket Learned to Read" teaches readers how fun learning to read can be! I enjoyed this story for many reasons. First, the characters. I enjoyed that the characters were a bird and a dog, rather than humans. Obviously animals cannot read, but I think young readers will enjoy the personification. Next, I like the illustrations. Some pages the illustrations were the main focus, while on other pages the text was the main focus. Finally, I like that the message teaches students to enjoy reading! ( )
  stoppe3 | Mar 26, 2014 |
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About a dog named Rocket and how he learns to read. He is a little against it at first, but a great story about bone hidden gets his attention. I thought this was fun read, the art was good. It would serve a great purpose in a classroom teaching kids how to read. Rocket is a great example of how a student learns and how they need to practice on their own.
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A little yellow bird teaches Rocket the dog how to read by first introducing him to the "wondrous, mighty, gorgeous alphabet."

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