Some children search their school, hoping to find their teacher Miss Pool. When they discover she’s sick in bed, they find a way to cheer her up. Features of theWhere Is Miss Pool? Book – The use of the question mark in the title. – A familiar setting. – The use of quotation marks for direct speech. – The high-frequency words – “She,” “with,” “not,” “her,” “the,” and “Where.” – The expressions on the characters’ faces. – The rhymes – “Pool,” “school” and “bed,” “head.” – The possessive apostrophe – “teachers’ room.” – The change from “she is” to “she’s.” – The text in the illustrations on the letter and cards. Purpose Where Is Miss Pool? can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -using visual cues to monitor that reading is making sense; -reading an increasing range of high-frequency words in context; -comparing and contrasting two books by the same author; -incorporating diagrams and tables into pieces of writing to support ideas.
Guided Reading Level6
Theme/TopicHealth | Humour | School and Community
Strategy/SkillsCompairing and contrasting | Comprehension strategies | Vocabulary and word study
Dimensions165 x 145