Boots for Toots (SE)

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In this book Boots for Toots the reader follows the delightful Toots (pronounced with the long “oo” sound) sets about buying a pair of boots. She tries on different kinds, telling the reader why they are not suitable, until she finds the perfect pair. Features of the Book – Word building in the rhyming words – “boots” and “Toots”. – The high-frequency word “are.” – Repeated vocabulary – “These boots are”. – Clear, consistently placed text with good word spacing. – The additional text on the store signs. – The use of “too” as an adverb. – Exaggeration as a means of focusing the reader’s attention. – The use of picture clues with initial consonants and blends to read unknown words. Purpose Boots for Toots can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: – reading a range of simple, high-frequency words in context; – predicting the meanings of new or unfamiliar words from the context of the story; – recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds; – collecting information relating to the story to share with others.

Themes covered in this book are: Humour

Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)

Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages.

AuthorMiriam MacDonald

SeriesLM Literacy


Guided Reading Level3

GenreGeneral Narrative


Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Information skills | vocabulary and word

Page Count8

Word Count38


Dimensions165 x 145