The Big Bed (SE)

The Big Bed (SE)
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Everyone wants to get in bed with Mum and Dad – including the pets – but Dad would prefer to sleep in! Features of the Book – The use of direct speech. – The contractive apostrophes – “I’ll”, “don’t”, “He’s”, “can’t”, “We’ll”, “didn’t”, “I’m”, “It’s”, and “That’s”. – The use of exclamation marks. – The adjectives used to describe the bed. – The use of everyday language – “OK” and “Go on. Out!” – The expression in the illustrations. – The opportunities for prediction and confirmation. – The root words in “wanted”, “jumping”, “going”, “jumped”, and “looked”. Purpose The Big Bed can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: – understanding the punctuation cues and their meanings; – recognising and reading one-and two-syllable words; – identifying the plot and characters within the story; – writing using common contractions.

AuthorJoy Cowley

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level16

GenreGeneral Narrative

Theme/TopicHumour | Relationships

Strategy/SkillsFluency | Text structure | vocabulary and word

Page Count16

Word Count335


Dimensions165 x 145