The Hogboggit (SE)

The Hogboggit (SE)
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The Hogboggit is the main character’s shadow, doing whatever she does, but looking much larger and more fearsome. Features of the Book – The use of italics for emphasis. – The use of exclamation marks. – The high-frequency words -“are”, “see”, “me”, “my”, and “has”. – The word endings -“er” and “ing”. – The blends -“sc” and “cl”. – The verb change from “see” to “sees”. – The child’s control over the action in the story. Purpose The Hogboggit can be used in a guided readingsetting to introduce and reinforce the following -skills and strategies: -introducing and discussing the meaning of newwords within the story; -discussing the cause and effect of specific events within the story; -using visual cues to monitor that reading is making sense; -innovating on an original story line to write another version.

Themes covered in this book are: Humour

Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)

AuthorClare Bowes

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level1


Guided Reading Level5



Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Comprehension strategies | vocabulary and word

Page Count16

Word Count67


Dimensions165 x 145