Two children play with a box and use their imaginations to create various objects. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – The, It, is, a, – Content words – Box, boat, bed, shop, car, bus, house, plane, broken, – Repeated phrase – It is a, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – B (Box), b (boat, bed, bus, broken), c (car), h (house), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation mark Skills and Strategies The Box can be used to introduce and reinforce: – responding to simple questions about the story content, – monitoring reading and ensuring that it is making sense, using meaning, structural, and visual information from the story, – writing a story that incorporates a similar model to that of the book recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds. Materials – copies of BLM, pencil, markers, – large cardboard box selection of books, – variety of cardboard boxes, craft material.
The themes covered in this book are: Art and Activity
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.