Home / New Titles / Accelerated Reader / Middle Years / Gus and the Tin of Ham Gus and the Tin of Ham Publisher : Ransom Author : Jill Atkins ISBN : 9781785914256 Lab Code : 10901 Number of pages : 36 ATOS Book Level : 1.1 Points Value : 0.5 Series: Ransom Neutron Stars £5.99 £2.99 Out of stock Categories: Fiction, Key Stage 2, Middle Years, Key Stage 2 Description Gus and his dog are going for a walk. They cannot go without a tin of ham and a can of pop in their back pack! Gus and the Tin of Ham is a low level phonics reading book. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this 163-word fiction story features a fully decodable text, suitable for struggling teen and adult readers. Gus and the Tin of Ham uses a carefully limited set of letters and sounds to make up all the words. (For UK schools this relates to Phase 2 of Letters and Sounds, the UK Government’s synthetic phonics reading programme.) Gus and the Tin of Ham is part of Ransom’s Neutron Stars, a structured reading programme for teens and adults learning the basics of reading. The series offers progression through ten levels of reading, four phonics and six coloured book bands. More information on the structure of the scheme can be found here.