In the book What’s Up? the reader is shown the air above us and how it is bustling with living things and objects made by people. The book takes a close look at things that fly, and things that glide in the air around us.
The features of this book are: – The high-frequency words – “up”, “A”, “and”, and “me”. – The close picture/text match. – The repetition in the structure of the story. – Clear, well-placed text. – The contraction “What’s”. – The inital “b” consonant – “bird”, “bat”, and “bumble bee”. – The “pl” blend – “plans”. – The double vowels – “ee” and “oo”. – The double consonants – “bubble” and “balloon”. Purpose What’s Up? can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce the following skills and strategies: -responding to simple questions about the story’s content; -recognising the relationship between letters and their sounds; -introducing and discussing new words contained within the story; -collecting information related to the story to share with others.
Themes covered in this book are: Sports, Leisure and Recreation, Science and Technology
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)
Book dimensions 16.5cm x 14.5cm; 8 pages.
Guided Reading Level2
Theme/TopicLeisure and Recreation | Science and Technology | Sports
Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Information skills | vocabulary and word
Dimensions165 x 145