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New Open Textbook – BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English-Reader 5

New Open Textbook – BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English-Reader 5

We are happy to announce the release of a new open textbook.

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This reader contains nine original stories written specifically for adults, and is designed to accompany the BC Reads: Adult Literacy Fundamental English – Course Pack 5. This level 5 reader, one of a series of six readers, is roughly equivalent to grades 6 to 7.5 in the K-12 system.

Each story mirrors a chapter in the accompanying course pack. New vocabulary are set in bold throughout each story, and then summarized and defined in a Glossary found in the appendix. Font size and line spacing can be adjusted in the online view, and have been enhanced for the print and PDF versions for easier reading. This reader has been reviewed by subject experts from colleges and universities.

Author: Shantel Ivits, Vancouver Community College

This book has been released under a CC-BY 4.0 license and is now available in the BC Open Textbook collection.

Reviewers

BCcampus is actively soliciting reviews of this and other open textbooks by qualified faculty from B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Yukon. If you would like to review this or another open textbook, please visit our Call for Reviewers page. We provide a $250 stipend for each completed review.

Adoptions

If you decide to adopt this or another open textbook (from any collection) for your course, please let us know by filling out the Adoption of an Open Textbook form.