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.
Click to learn more about our Learning sets and see samples.
Animation and eBooks
Many of our titles come with animation, eLearning, in eBook format or mobile android and iTunes devices.
Click here to sample animation for our Caramel Tree Readers.