Tom and Ricky Mystery Series - Set 2
by Bob Wright
The Tom and Ricky series has been a favorite of teachers for over 25 years. They feature 14-year-olds, and their dog, Patches, who solve mysteries in their home town. The stories revolve around events and places that students should be familiar with, and therefore, little background knowledge is required in order to read these stories.75% decodable text20% sight words (Fry 100-200 and Dolch Preprimer-First word lists)5% challenge words
Each Tom & Ricky story is written at a 1st grade reading level, with:
Artwork by noted artist Patrick Faricy ensures a combination of high interest and low readability for beginning and struggling readers!
Mystery at Bear Lake
Tom and Ricky see a strange light from an empty house at Bear Lake and decide to check it out. But is someone following them?
The Birthday Present
When Tom gets a brand new Go-Player from Uncle Jack, he thinks it's strange because he doesn't have an Uncle Jack.
Diamonds in the Sky
When Tom and Ricky decide to learn about airplanes, they end up taking the ride of their life.
The Haunted House Mystery
When Tom, Ricky, and their friend Ann visit an old house one more time before it's destroyed, they discover that someone, or something, is in the house.
A Voice in the Night
Everyone has strange dreams sometimes. But why are people all over town having the same strange dream night after night?
FREE Comprehension Questions!
These reproducible activities are available by clicking on the Comprehension Questions text in Check it Out! box at right. You may make copies of activities for use in your classroom.
These great stories are available on a preloaded, portable go reader audio player that allows students to listen to an entire set of books (all 5 titles in set). Comes ready to play, with batteries and earphones. Easy to use, just hit the play button, and go. Length of each audio book title is approximately 30 minutes.