I Can See The Leaves – EA-FL

I Can See The Leaves – EA-FL
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I Can See The Leaves is a story that follows the procedure at an optometrist as a young boy is examined and fitted for glasses. Features of the Book – The use of reported speech. – Large blocks of text. – The boy’s observations – “The clouds had edges! I could see the leaves.” – Indirectly reported speech on pages 4, 7, and 10. – Specialised language – “optometrist”, “chart”, “glasses”, “lenses”, and “frames”. – The contractions – “won’t”, “I’ll”, and “I’m”. – The extensive use of punctuation – question marks, ellipses, and exclamation marks. Purpose I Can See the Leaves can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: – discussing new vocabulary and extending understanding; – understanding the punctuation cues and their meanings; – writing in a similar style to that of the story; developing the skill of writing using direct speech.

Themes covered in this book are: Health, Personal Change

Reading Level:19-20 (Purple)

AuthorBeth Becker

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level19

GenreGeneral Narrative

Theme/TopicHealth | Personal Change

Strategy/SkillsDialogue | Fluency | vocabulary and word

Page Count16

Word Count364


Dimensions165 x 145