In the book Going Places the reader will follow a variety of creatures around their town travelling by bus and going places which are very interesting.
This book helps build basic skills – High-frequency words – Going, I, am, going, to, the, – Content words – Places, shop, petrol station, park, movies, library, cafe, pool school, – Repeated phrase – I am going to the, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – P (Places), p (park, pool, petrol), s (shop, station, school), word ending -ing (going), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation mark Skills and Strategies of Going Places that can be used to introduce and reinforce: – pointing one-to-one at each word to ensure an appropriate match, – reading a variety of simple high-frequency words in context, – innovating on the story to create own versions of stories, plays, and songs, – predicting the storyline using illustrations from the book, Materials – copies of BLM, scissors, glue, pencil, – paper for painting, paint, paintbrushes.
Themes covered in this book are: Journeys, School and Community
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages