This is a humorous narrative written in diary form. Miss Pool is without her usual transportation to school and arrives by other means until she has the opportunity to fix her car. Features of the Book – The diary format and sequence of days of the week. – Capital letters for the days of the week. – The use of quotation marks and a question mark. – Multiple lines of text to reinforce the left-to-right sweep. – The blends -“sh”, “st”, and “sk”. – The double “oo” vowel -“Pool”, “school”, and “balloon”. – The high-frequency words -“went”, “by”, “On”, “How”, “will”, “not”, “she”, “said”, and “her”. Purpose Our Teacher, Miss Pool can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -using structural cues to monitor that reading is making sense; – reading everyday text within the classroom, for example, labels, signs, and instructions; -reading an increasing range of high-frequency words in context; – innovating on an original story line to write another version; -developing the skill of writing a recount of events or reactions to a story.
Guided Reading Level6
Theme/TopicHumour | Problem Solving | School and Community | Sport
Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Using text as models for | vocabulary and word
Dimensions165 x 145