ERIC Number: ED240390
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
The Funnybone Family Saga. [Level 1, Books 1-5; Level 2, Books 6-10.] XYZ-Rated: For Adults Only. Basic Skills Series.
A series of 10 high-interest, low-vocabulary reading books for adult basic education students is presented. The series begins with very simple vocabulary and gets progressively more difficult from book to book. Each book contains from four to six stories which focus on the lives and relationships of a variety of humorous characters living in a fictitious town. Each story is preceded by a list of vocabulary to be introduced or reinforced in the story, and is followed by several questions for checking reading comprehension. The stories in book 10 include questions for checking understanding of vocabulary. Each book also contains an alphabetical list of the vocabulary presented in the book. (DC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Humor, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Vocabulary, Vocabulary Development, Word Lists
Elsinore Union High School District, 1201 West Graham Ave., Lake Elsinore, CA 92330 ($25.00 for 12 readers).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Elsinore Union High School District, Lake Elsinore, CA.