My Special Job (SE)

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In My Special Job, the reader will follow the story of this young boy’s simple recount of the daily routine of removing his father’s boots. Features of the Book – Text running over spreads. – The use of contractions -“don’t” and “you’ve”. – Descriptive language -“like a bucking bronco”. – The blends -“br”, “sp”, “ch”, and “sl”. – The ellipses on pages 7, 9, and 10. – The idea of a simple tradition. – The use of the large text and exclamation mark for effect. – The use of the past tense on the final page. – The high-frequency words -“when”, “from”, “his”, “then”, “that”, and “for”. Purpose My Special Job can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -reading an increasing range of high-frequency words in context; -predicting outcomes from illustrations; -developing the skill of writing instructions; -comparing the story to events in own lives.

Themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Family

Reading Level: 6-8 (Yellow)

AuthorMichael A Solis

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level1

Fiction/NonfictionFiction

Guided Reading Level8

GenreGeneral Narrative

Theme/TopicRelationships

Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Using Texts as models for | vocabulary and word

Page Count12

Word Count113

ISBN0

Dimensions165 x 145