Hello, Dad! (SE)

Hello, Dad! (SE)
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IN Hello, Dad! the reader will enjoy a simple text that focuses on modern communication technology and on one of the oldest methods of all, a simple painted message to welcome Dad home. Feature of the Book – The strong, rhythmic pattern in the text. – The high-frequency words -“it,” “a,” “on,” and “the.” – The clear depiction of a fax, telephone, and computer as items of technology. – Rhythmic, repetitive text. – The rhyme -“call” and “wall.” – Clear, well-spaced text. – The two levels of text -the story text and the written messages. – The Chinese script in the girl’s letter. Purpose Hello, Dad! can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: – monitoring the reading and ensuring it is making sense using meaning, structure, and visual information from the story; – sharing ideas about the story with others in thegroup; – introducing and discussing new words contained within the story; – illustrating a story to support the meaning of the text.

Themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Communication

Reading Level: 6-8 (Yellow)

AuthorDiana Noonan

SeriesLM Literacy


Guided Reading Level6


Theme/Topiccommunications | Relationships

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Forming opinions | Making inferences | vocabulary and word

Page Count8

Word Count22


Dimensions165 x 145