It’s My Book- Guided Reading in Chinese series is a set of Chinese learning materials for the North American children from Kindergarten to fifth grade. Each level consists of 30 volumes, concluding six themes namely individual, family, school, social, animal and plant and natural. Each theme has five small stories, and each story for one book. The difficulty level of the words in each level is controlled.
It’s My Book establishes a system of reading levels based on the high frequently used Chinese characters from authorized Chinese textbook as well as the standards of International Curriculum for Chinese language Education by Hanban, China. 13 levels of Chinese reading set up in a range of 50 to 1,200 Chinese most frequently used characters. Reading text is leveled according to various parameters, including total character count, number of new words, sentence patterns, sentence length, and sentence complexity.
This teaching material uses the guided reading teaching method, and is equipped with excellent teaching methods for teachers and parents. These methods have a practical guiding significance, especially for teaching, since the process is very detailed and provides a good guiding for teachers.
The fairy tale stories are created by the Chinese professional author and the Chinese teachers. The stories combined with the beautifully drawn pictures can peak the children's reading interests and their ability to master the level.