A family are ready to go out but before they leave they have to find one of the children. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – Here, I, Am, is, looking, for, me, here, am, – Content words – Mum, Dad, Adam, Jody, Kim, Sam, – Repeated phrase – is looking for me, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – M (Mum), m (me, Mum, Kim, Adam, Sam, am), D (Dad), d (Dad, Adam, Jody); word ending -ing (looking), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks – Special Feature – Same words used in different sentence structures on pages 14 and 16, Skills and Strategies Here I Am! can be used to introduce and reinforce: – encouraging children to read using expression to increase understanding, – reading a variety of simple high-frequency words in context, – responding to simple questions about the story content, – writing using the conventions of capital letters and full stops. Materials – copies of words and punctuation for this book from page 92 (cut and ready for use), – copies of BLM, markers, pencil, – family photograph or picture, – word cards for “m” and “d” words, two large hoops, – magnetic letters, – old magazines, glue, scissors paper. For more information please see our Lesson Plan.
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.