In the book Where Is Lunch? the reader follows thestory of some little chimpanzees looking for their lunch, only to discover that the largest chimp is eating it. Features of the Book – The sequential numerals, supported by cumulative elements in the illustrations. – The repetitive elements of the main text. – One sentence covering two pages on pages 4 and 6. – The change from “Where is” to “There is ” on the final page. – The large, bold text for the number of chimps. – Changing emphasis, shown in bold. – Consistent use of direct speech. – The question marks and exclamation mark. – The high-frequency words – “is” and “my”. The purpose of Where Is Lunch? The book can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: -monitoring the reading and ensuring it is making sense using meaning, structure, and visual information from the story; -encouraging reading using expression to increase understanding; -predicting the story line using illustrations from the book; -writing new words independently by hearing and recording the sounds in sequence.
Themes covered in this book are: Food, Animals. Bird and Insects and Maths
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages
Guided Reading Level2
Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Different Views | Food | School and Community
Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Fluency | Making predictions
Dimensions165 x 145