Football Fever (SE)

Football Fever (SE)
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Football Fever conveys the enthusiasm that young children often feel about their chosen sport – revealing a final surprise. Features of the Book – The use of clipped sentences to indicate speed. – The use of exclamation marks. – The repeated phrase – “coach always says”. -The use of capital letters for emphasis. – The use of ellipses to indicate pauses. – The language associated with football – “winger”, “coach”, “referee”, “centre”, “full-back”, “midfielder”, “trap”, “dribble”, and “goalkeeper”. – The blends – “gr”, “br”, “dr”, “wh”, “ch”, and “sc”. – The contractions – “We’ve”, “Let’s”, “It’s”, “goal’s”, “we’ll”, and “you’re”. – The simile – “like a tiger”. Purpose Football Fever can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: – discussing new vocabulary and extending understanding; – encouraging prediction and developing questioning skills; – recognising and reading a variety of word patterns, including different word endings; – developing the skills of writing using direct speech.

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

Reading Level:12-14 (Green)

AuthorDiana Noonan

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level13

GenreGeneral Narrative | Poetry

Theme/TopicSchool and Community

Strategy/SkillsUsing Texts as models for | vocabulary and word

Page Count16

Word Count303


Dimensions165 x 145