The Boat(SE)

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In this story, a child constructs a cardboard boat and takes it to the beach to see if it will float. Features of the Book – The clear sequence of steps for the children to identify and follow. – Photographs to support the text. – Clear, large print. – The high-frequency word “The”. – Initial “b” consonant – “beach”, “box”, and “boat”. – Long and short vowel – “box” and “boat”. – Labelled diagram in the back of the book. Purpose The Boat can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: predicting the story line using illustrations from the book; -responding to simple questions about the story’s content; -recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds; -writing labels for a specific purpose; -recording some simple directions.

The themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Leisure and Recreation

Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)

Book dimensions16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages

AuthorSue Fuller

SeriesLM Literacy


Guided Reading Level1


Theme/TopicLeisure and Recreation | Relationships

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Making predictions | Using texts as models for writing | vocabulary and word

Page Count8

Word Count16


Dimensions165 x 145