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University of Newcastle Library Guides

Speech Pathology: Guided readers at Ourimbah CRC

A Library Guide of Speech Pathology resources for students and staff of the University of Newcastle

Guided reading schemes at Ourimbah

The reading schemes are graded sets of books and teaching materials that gradually expose children to more complex vocabulary and enhance their understanding of the written word.

Barrie Australian Series - 428.6 BARR

For children in grades 3-5

Big Mob Books for Little Fullas: The Aboriginal Emergent Readers Kit - 372.412 BIGM

The kit is aimed at helping to increase the levels of literacy among students from Kindergarten to Year 6 and will benefit both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal children. It includes stories from Aboriginal communities, and the majority of the artwork is by Aboriginal adults and children throughout NSW.

For children in grades K-6

Cambridge Reading - 372.412 RECO

The Cambridge reading series is a levelled reading scheme.

Level Reading ability
 1-3 Beginning to read: A
4-5 Beginning to read: B
 6-10 Becoming a reader: A
 11-15 Becoming a reader: B
 16-19 Becoming a reader: C
 20-24 Towards independence: A
25-30 Towards independence: B&C
  Extended Reading: A
  Extended Reading: B

DK Readers - 428.6 DKRE

DK Readers is a levelled reading scheme.

Level Reading ability
Pre-level 1    Learning to read  
1 Beginning to read
2 Beginning to read
3 Reading alone
4 Proficient Readers

ELF Emergent Readers - 428.6 ELFE

The ELF Emergent Reading program readers are sequential and colour-coded in levels of increasing complexity: Red, Orange, Yellow, Green and Blue.

Fitzroy Readers: graded stories based on sounds and sight words [kit] - 372.412 FITZ 2000

Flying Start to Literacy - 428.6 FLYI

Publisher's program overview

Mac Australia Series [kit] - 372.89 MACA

Publisher's program overview

Oxford literacy series 428.6 OXFO

Publisher's program overview

Level Reading ability
1-2 Beginner
 3-5 Emergent
 6-8;  9-11 Early
 12-14;  15-17 Transitional
 18-20;  21-23 Extending
 24-26;  27-30 Fluent

PM Library - 428.6 PMLI

Publisher's program overview

Level Colour Catalogue
25-26 Emerald Holdings
27-28 Ruby Holdings
29-30 Sapphire Holdings


PM Storybooks - 428.6 PMST

Publisher's program overview

Level Colour Catalogue
1-2 Magenta -
3-5 Red Holdings
 6-8 Yellow Holdings
9-11 Blue Holdings
12-14 Green Holdings
15-16 Orange
17-18 Turquoise
19-20 Purple Set A Holdings
21-22 Gold
23-24 Silver Holdings

Reading Discovery - 372.412 READ-5

Level Colour
1-3 Green
4-6 Red
7-10 Blue
11-14 Yellow
15-19 Purple
20-24 Orange

Springboard - 428.6 SPRI

Publisher's program overview

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