In the book Nick’s Glasses, Nick is so used to wearing his glasses that he does not notice them on the end of his nose. His family tries to help him without giving the show away. Features of the Book – The frequent use of direct speech and questions. – The use of illustrations to answer the question. – The prepositions -“under,” “in”, “on”, and “behind”. – The high-frequency words -“Have”, “Where”, “your”, and “you”. -The “gl” blend -“glasses”. – Large text blocks of two and three lines. Purpose Nick’s Glasses 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; -hearing the individual sounds in a word; -incorporating diagrams, maps, and tables to support information.
Themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Humour
Reading Level: 6-8 (Yellow)
Guided Reading Level8
Theme/TopicHumour | Relationships
Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Using graphic sources | vocabulary and word
Dimensions165 x 145