Hay for Ambrosia (SE)

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In this infomational text Hay For Ambrosia the narrator explains how hay is made and why it is needed. Features of the Text – The high-frequency words – “for”, “with”, “have”, “will”, “come”, and “out”. – The rural setting. – The distinct sequence in the process. – The special function of each machine. – The use of specialised verbs – “dries”, “turns”,”gathers”, “presses”, and “ties”. – The additional information on page 12. – The “er” word ending – “weather”, “mower”,”other”, “gather”, “together”, and “winter”. Purpose Hay for Ambrosia can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -introducing and discussing the meaning of new words within the story; -using visual cues to monitor that reading is making sense; -encouraging rereading of the text to clarify understanding; -selecting information from the story for a specific purpose.

Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects, Weather, Plants

Reading Level:12-14 (Green)

AuthorJane Buxton

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level1


Guided Reading Level12


Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Plants | Weather

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Information skills | vocabulary and word

Page Count12

Word Count97


Dimensions165 x 145