Dragon (SE)

Dragon (SE)
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In Dragon readers follow a class who before they leave school, theymake a “dragon” to keep together on their walk to the library. Features of the Book – The large, bold capital letter that begins the text. – The personification of the dragon – “The dragon squeezes close”, “The dragon curls up”, and “It takes off its shoes”. – The range of major and minor characters in the story. – Examples of commas, exclamation marks, and quotation marks. – The thought bubbles that support the children’s fantasy. – The high-frequency word “says” and the interest word “dragon”. – The use of contractions – “don’t”, “she’s”, and “there’s”. – The text in the illustrations. – The dragon images in the illustrations Purpose Dragon can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -identifying the plot and characters within the story; -summarising the ideas from a story; -writing a conclusion.

Themes covered in this book are: School and Community, Humour

Reading Level:15-16 (Orange)

AuthorAlan Bagnall

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level15

GenreGeneral Narrative

Theme/TopicHumour | School and Community

Strategy/SkillsSummarising | Text structure

Page Count12

Word Count162


Dimensions165 x 145