I Can Read follows the experience of a small child as she enjoys reading to her family and friends. Features of the Book – The repetitive, predictable structure – “I can read to.” – The change beginning on page 5 – the word “my”. – The high-frequency words -“I”, “to”, and “my”. – The hard “c” consonant -“can”. – The change from “my” to “myself”. – The passing of time shown by the girl’s clothes. – The text in the illustrations.
I Can Read can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: – reading a range of simple, high-frequency words in context; – recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds; – hearing and recording the sounds in words sequentially; – innovating on the story to create own versions of stories, plays, and songs.
Themes covered in this book are: Relationships
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages