A recalcitrant pup manages to elude the children who have been asked to bathe him. Features of the Paru has a Bath Book; – The names – “Hana”, “Pita”, “Mina”, and “Paru”, – The pronunciation guide, – The frequent use of prepositions – “over”, “under”, “around”, and “through”, – The use of onomatopoeia – “Splash”, “Splosh”, and “Crash”, – The contractive apostrophes – “we’ve” and “that’s”, – The letter clusters – “thr”, “spl”, and “est”, – The use of double vowels – “woof”, “shook”, “good”, “tree”, and “creek”. Purpose Paru Has a Bath can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -developing effective strategies for reading unknown words within a story; -encouraging prediction and developing questioning skills; -recognising and reading one-and two-syllable words; -using exclamation marks for emphasis.
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Themes covered in this book are:Animals, Birds and Insects, Humour, Problem Solving, Relationships
Reading level: 17-18 (Turquoise)