This story is about a girl and the things she uses to care for her dog. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – A, for, Me, you, me, – Content words – Friend, bed, rug, dish, bone, collar, leash, ball, friend, – Repeated phrase – A … for you, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – b (bed, bone, ball) f (for, friend), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters. Skills and Strategies A Friend for Me can be used to introduce and reinforce: – monitoring reading and ensuring that it is making sense using meaning structural and visual information from the story, – reading a variety of simple high-frequency words in context, – writing labels for a specific purpose, – responding to simple questions about the story content, Materials – copies of BLM, pencil, scissors, glue, markers, – items used for caring for a dog, – play dough, – paper, markers.
The themes covered in this book are: Animals, Birds and Insects, Relationships, Responsibility
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.