A family is very unhappy about getting into the car. However, they are cheered up when Mum buys everyone an ice cream. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – In, the, is, not, we, are, – Content words – Car, happy, Mum, Dad, Meg, Kate, Ben, Baby, Dino, – Repeated phrase – is not happy, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – D (Dad, Dino), – Punctuation – capital letters, full stops, exclamation mark Skills and Strategies In the Car can be used to introduce and reinforce: – using knowledge of letters and sounds to recognise simple consonant-vowel-consonant words, – predicting the story line using illustrations from the book, – innovating on the story to create own versions of stories plays and songs, – practising pointing one-to-one as each word is read. Materials – copies of BLM, pencil, markers, – set of letter cards for each child – “n”, “o”, and “t”, – substitute consonant cards – “c”, “d”, “g”, “l”, “p”, “r”, – coloured paper circles, large paper, glue, markers
The themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Problem Solving
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.