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
Blue (Levels 9-11)
Guided Reading Level11
Theme/TopicMaths | Science and Technology
Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Comprehension strategies | Descriptive language
Dimensions165 x 145