Fishing Off The Wharf (SE)

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Fishing Off the Wharf is a story of a girl and her father go fishing for herring – and later enjoy their catch. Features of the Book – The variety of factual information in the text. – The detail in the photographs. – The summary of information on page 16. – The frequency and variety of verbs. – The technical language. – The graphics that complement the photographs. – The repeated blends – “fl” and “ch”. – The contractive apostrophes – “don’t”, “you’ll”, “we’ve”, “can’t”, “It’s”, “that’s”, “I’m”, and “There’s”. Purpose Fishing Off the Wharf can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -discussing new vocabulary and extending understanding; -developing effective strategies for reading unknown words within a story; -writing in a similar style to that of the story; -writing about the steps in a procedure.

Themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Food, Leisure and Recreation

Reading Level:21-22 (Gold)

AuthorDon Long

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level22


Theme/TopicFood | Leisure and Recreation | Relationships

Strategy/SkillsComprenesion strategies | Using texts as models for writing | vocabulary and word

Page Count16

Word Count279


Dimensions165 x 145