In the book Fun With Mo and Toots the reader follows the familiar character, Toots, and her friend, Mo, and they tell readers about the activities they enjoy. Features of the Book – The element of repetition supported by strong, clear images. – The use of text within the illustrations -“By Toots” and “Mighty Mo”. – The high-frequency words -“in”, “I”, “We”, “like”, “to”, and “my”. – The change from “I” to “We” when both characters are talking. – The use of a question mark to engage the reader. – The use of bold type for emphasis. Purpose Fun with Mo and Toots can be used in a guidedreading setting to introduce the following skillsand strategies: -reading a range of simple, high-frequency words in context; -developing an awareness of the directionalityof the print on each page; -identifying onset and rime within words; -writing a story that incorporates a similar model to that of the book.
Themes covered in this book are: Relationships
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)
Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages.