A child shows how to make a card for a present. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – The, Here, is, the, a, for, you, – Content words – Present, paper, pencil, cake, glue, candle, hole, ribbon, present, – Repeated phrases – Here, is, a; Here, is, the, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – p (paper, pencil, present), c (cake, candle), – Punctuation – capital letters, full stops – Special Feature – procedural text, Skills and Strategies The Present can be used to introduce and reinforce: – predicting the story line using illustrations from the book, – retelling the sequence of the story using own words, – rereading the text at difficulty and searching for meaning, – writing new words independently by hearing and recording the sounds in sequence, Materials – copies of BLM, markers, pencil, – paper, ribbon, glue, scissors, – magnetic letters.
Themes covered in this book are: Art and Activity, Celebrations
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.