In the Dark Forest (SE)

In the Dark Forest (SE)
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In this book In the Dark Forest the reader will be taken deep into an enchanting “3-D” forest, a bevy of creepy crawlies cavort by the light of the moon untill danger lurks … Features of the Book – Clearly structured beginning, middle, and end. – The high-frequency words -“It”, “is”, “in”, and “the”. – The double vowels -“ee” and “oo”. – The clear text in two-line blocks encourages areturn sweep. – Consistent placement of text, with a change atthe climax on page 7. – The use of repetition – The clay-modelling technique the illustrator hasused. Purpose In the Dark Forest can be used in a guided readingsetting to introduce the following skills and strategies: -reading a range of simple, high-frequency words in context; -sharing ideas about the story with others in thegroup; -hearing the individual sounds in words; -innovating on the story to create own versions of stories, plays, and songs.

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

Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)

AuthorKarin Mahuika

SeriesLM Literacy


Guided Reading Level4

GenreGeneral Narrative

Theme/TopicChange over Time | Environment | Plants | School and Community

Strategy/SkillsForming opinions | Making inferences | Using Texts as models for | vocabulary and word

Page Count8

Word Count29


Dimensions165 x 145