Caramel Tree offers a choice of delicious leveled storybooks for children from grades 1 to 6.
Our tried and tested storybooks have provided a platform for English language learning for thousands of young students. Here are some of the reasons why Caramel Tree Readers have been so successful.
- Real English
- Critical Thinking Skills
- Exciting Themes
- Life Skills
- Fun and Imaginative Stories
- High Quality Printing and Binding
- Carefully Graded Levels
- Colorful Illustrations
- Each book is carefully designed and professionally illustrated to engage students and augment the language learning process.
- Students read real day-to-day English written by professional authors from the USA, Canada, Australia, and the UK, giving all our stories an international flavor.
- Caramel Tree Readers are leveled using the Lexile Framework for Reading ensuring that each storybook fits in its level and provides gradual progression for young readers.
- All our stories provide thought-provoking scenarios so that young learners can develop their critical thinking skills and also learn important life skills when reading about characters in difficult situations.
- Caramel Tree Readers are available with carefully designed workbooks and audio that help to provide a complete learning program.
|S||Starter||Alphabet & phonics||50 to 100||Up to 300L||16 to 20||175*236||Yes(with songs)||Basics: Learn the alphabet and phonics with interactive picture books and songs.|
|1||Beginner||Theme based picture books||200 to 300||100L to 350L||40||175*236||Yes(with songs)||Expose: Learn new vocabulary through theme based picture books with target vocabulary.|
|2||Elementary||Fairy Tales||500 to 700||200L to 500L||32 to 48||175*236||Yes(with songs)||Explore: Develop reading skills with fun and familiar fairy tales.|
|3||Pre-Intermediate||Magic 1000 word stories||1000||300L to 600L||40 to 48||150*215||Yes||Excite: Create excitement in reading with a variety of fast-paced stories across genres.|
|4||Intermediate||Stories for personal growth||2000||400L to 700L||40 to 48||150*215||Yes||Experience: Develop character analysis and discuss situations faced by the characters.|
|5||Upper-Intermediate||Adventure stories||4000||500L to 800L||44 to 48||150*215||Yes||Expand: Discuss problem and resolution for each story by conducting a plot analysis.|
|6||Advanced||Contemporary & Classic||7000||550L to 900L||56 to 60||150*215||Yes||Excel: Develop reading fluency and discuss key themes with longer stories.|
Language Skills Progression
|S||Starter||Recognizes the alphabet.
Can use phonics to decode simple words.
Can match simple illustrations and words.
|Can respond to simple pre-learned phrases and expressions.
Can recognize and identify alphabet letter sounds.
|Can sound out letters of the alphabet.
Can sound out words and sounds through miming and imitation.
|Can trace alphabet letters.
Can copy English.
|1||Beginner||Can recognize and read familiar sight-words.
May be able to read short texts.
Can phonetically decode familiar words.
|Can understand a few key words and phrases.
Can understand simple instructions.
|Can sound out words and sounds through miming and imitation.
Can produce isolated words and phrases.
|Can write alphabet letters.
Can copy individual words.
May be able to write small familiar words
|2||Elementary||Can match illustrations with narrative.
May be able to identify story sequence.
Can answer simple wh-questions relating to story.
|Can comprehend a few key words and phrases and simple structures.||Can speak in fragments.
Emulates dialogue from storybooks.
|Can write small familiar words independently.
May be able to construct simple sentences.
|3||Pre-Intermediate||Can identify topic in short simple texts.
Can answer simple questions by consulting text to locate information.
|Can comprehend a few key words and phrases and simple structures.||Can recognize limited number of words and phrases.
Can make simple introductions and give basic information.
|Can write simple sentences about self, family, or other highly familiar topics.|
|4||Intermediate||Can read some passages with new vocabulary.
Can predict and decode to interpret new vocabulary in context.
|Can broadly follow main ideas in formal/informal conversations at a slow speed.||Can retell reading passages.
Can have a conversation but with some gaps.
|Can write mostly simple sentences.
Can write a set of simple instructions or a simple message.
|5||Upper-Intermediate||Can identify specific detail by scanning.
Can read texts with new vocabulary.
May use bilingual dictionary.
|Can follow some informal conversation.
Can comprehend a limited number of idioms.
|Can communicate well in predictable situations.
Can use a few idioms.
Can request and give information
|Writes some compound sentences and may write complex sentences to report a series of events.|
|6||Advanced||Can demonstrate comprehension by providing explanations.
May personalize text and form opinions.
|Follows main ideas in formal and informal conversations at a normal speed.||Can speak with moderate to high fluency and accuracy.
Can relate and request information for a variety of situations.
|Can write continuous texts.
Can take notes and reproduce information given orally or visually of medium complexity.
Many of our leveled readers come with workbooks and audio CD to provide a total learning environment for both school and home.
Animation and eBooks
Many of our titles come with animation, eLearning, in eBook format or mobile android and iTunes devices.