When Sally O’Mally falls into a goldfish pool, the crocodile is waiting in the wings for the chance to dance in Swan Lake. Features of the Crocodile Lake Book – The use of italics for emphasis. – The regular pattern on left-and right-hand pages. – The humour in the language and illustrations. The rhymes – “clapped,” “snapped” and “silly,” “frilly”. – The compound words – “grandparents” and “goldfish.” – The frequent use of question marks and exclamation marks. – The use of alliteration – “Jason, Joanna, and Jubilee Jones”. – The range of regular verbs and verb endings. TheCrocodile Lake book can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: recognising the features of different genres; identifying the themes of the book; using punctuation cues to read instructional level books with expression; writing using a variety of sentence patterns.
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Guided Reading Level19
Theme/TopicHumour | School and Community
Strategy/SkillsAnalysing themes | Fluency | Grammer and
Dimensions165 x 145