From Sky To Sea(SE)

From Sky To Sea(SE)
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In From Sky to Sea, the reader follows the water as it falls from the clouds and journeys to the sea. Features of the Book – A clear beginning, middle, and end to the story line. – The large type size used for the initial word oneach page. – The design elements on the pages that reflectthe subject, for example, wavy lines representing water. – The contrast between the two kinds of “trickles” shown on pages 4 and 5. – Words that describe increasing amounts of water – “trickle”, “stream”, “river”, and “sea”. – The use of ellipses on the final pages. – The high-frequency words – “in”, “The”, and “to”. Purpose From Sky to Sea can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -predicting outcomes from illustrations; -using visual cues to monitor that reading is making sense; -practising using poetic language to write poems.

AuthorBill Gaynor

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level1


Guided Reading Level13


Theme/TopicChange over Time | Environment

Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Descriptive language | Making predictions

Page Count12

Word Count44


Dimensions165 x 145