In this book Things That Help me, the reader takes a look at the simple technology that children use every day at school. Each common tool is named, and the sound it makes is emphasised by the creative use of typography. Features of the Book – The elements of rhythm and rhyme. – The blends – “sn”, “ch”, and “cl”. – The high-frequency word “My”. – The repetitive element in the text. – Strong photographs provide visual clues to meaning. – The use of creative typography as a support. – Clear, bold text, consistently placed. Purpose Things That Help Me can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: -predicting the story line using illustrations from the book; -identifying onset and rime within words; -recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds; -writing labels for a specific purpose.
Themes covered in this book are: Problem Solving
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)
Guided Reading Level3
Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Using texts as models for writing
Dimensions165 x 145