House For A Mouse (SE)

The item is available


1 or more 5.51 (Ex GST) 6.34 (Incl GST)
6 or more 5.23 (Ex GST) 6.01 (Incl GST)

In the book House for a Mouse makes simple, factual statements about the equipment and materials used to make a mouse house. The illustration convey a second storyline. Features of the Book – One word change per page on pages 3 to 7. – The high-frequency words – “A” and “for”. – The rhyme – “house” and “mouse”. – Initial “b” consonant – “box”, “bed”, and “bowl”. – The secondary story line in the illustrations. – The challenge of different lengths of text per page. Purpose A House for a Mouse can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: -developing an awareness of the directionality of the print on each page; -recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds; -predicting the story line using illustrations from the book; -responding to simple questions about the story’s content; -writing labels for a specific purpose.

Themes covered in this book are: Animals, Birds and Insects and Relationships

Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)

Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages

AuthorBill Gaynor

SeriesLM Literacy


Guided Reading Level1


Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Relationships

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Making predictions | Text structure | Using texts as models for writing | vocabulary and word

Page Count8

Word Count21


Dimensions165 x 145