Slides (Asean)

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Slides come in all shapes and sizes. Some are metal, some are plastic. Some even have water. In this book a small boy explores the features of a good slide.

The features of this book are:

  • The frequent use of the blends:- “sl” and “th”.
  • The repetitive structure of the text to reinforce vocabulary.
  • The use of photographs to support the text.
  • The use of question marks and exclamation marks.
  • The high-frequency words:- “you”, “That”, “This”, and “has”.

Slides can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies:

  • Blending sounds together to make a word
  • Using visual clues to monitor that reading is making sense
  • Using a variety of punctuation to read expressively
  • Selecting information from the story for a specific purpose.

Themes covered in this book are: Leisure and Recreation

Reading Level:9-11 (Blue)

AuthorCarol Hosking

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level1


Guided Reading Level11


Theme/TopicLeisure and Recreation

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Fluency | Information skills

Page Count8

Word Count59


Dimensions165 x 145