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The Kid and a Pig

Early Reader No. 8

Story by Jennifer Cooper-Trent
Illustrations by Anthony Mitchell

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Single Syllable Words
Short Vowel : ‘i’ as in ‘pig’ | ‘i’ as in ‘kid’
Beginning Blend : ‘sl’ as in ‘slid’ (explain the sound)
Whole Words : ‘The’, ‘the’

Try These New Words

kid lid slid big pig
hit sat and The A

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The kid.
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The pig.

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The lid.
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The kid and the pig.

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The kid and the pig
sat in the lid.
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The kid and the pig
hid in the lid.

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The lid slid and slid.
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The kid and the pig
hit a big hill.

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Extra Words

did dig fig jig rig
Comprehension
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What are the animals in this story ?
How many animals are there?
Where did they hide?
What did the lid do?
What did the lid hit?

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Complete the sentences with these words.

kid, pig, lid, slid
A ___ and a ___.
The ___ slid and ____.