Far Away Moon (SE)

Far Away Moon (SE)
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In the book Far Away Moon the reader looks at how we see the Moon from Earth. Features of the Book – Clear, informational statements. – Capital letters for the proper names of the Sun,Earth, and Moon. – The use of light and shadow in the illustrationsthat helps convey the information in the text. – Italics used for emphasis. – Compound words – “moonlight”, “daytime”, and “sometimes”. – The use of storybook language – “Far, far away.” – The high-frequency words – “away”, “can”, “see”, and “We”. Purpose Far Away Moon can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -encouraging rereading of the text to clarify understanding; -discussing the cause and effect of specific events within the story; -practising using poetic language to write poems.

Themes covered in this book are:Maths, Science and technology, Space

Reading Level:Blue (Levels 9-11)

AuthorJane Buxton

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level1


Guided Reading Level11


Theme/TopicMaths | Science and Technology

Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Comprehension strategies | Descriptive language

Page Count12

Word Count83


Dimensions165 x 145