My Chair focuses on all of the things the main character can do in his wheelchair in the company of his friends. Features of the Book – Consistent placement of text. – The illustrations provide strong picture clues. – The range of simple verbs in a meaningful context. – The high-frequency words -“My” and “go”. – The rhyme -“spin” and “win”. – Clear, well-spaced text. – The ellipsis on page 7. My Chair can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: -responding to simple questions about the story’s content; -recognising rhyming words; -sharing ideas about the story with others in the group; -writing a story that incorporates a similar model to that of the book.
Themes covered in this book are: School and Community and Relationships
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages
Guided Reading Level2
Theme/TopicRelationships | School and Community
Strategy/SkillsAsking questions | Making connections | Using text as models for
Dimensions165 x 145