Tree Is A Home (A)(SE)

Tree Is A Home (A)(SE)
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A tree is a home to many kinds of animals. In the book A Tree Is a Home explores a variety of creatures that make their homes in trees. Features of the Book – Dramatic photographs providing a close match to the text. – The words in capitals at the beginning of the text. – The use of different creatures on each spread. – The frequent use of the “tr” blend. – The use of “s” to form regular plurals – “birds”, “trees”, “animals”, “homes”, “eggs”, and “frogs”. – Irregular forms of the plural – “leaves”, “branches”, and “lives”. – The model for expository writing. Purpose A Tree Is a Home can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: -discussing new vocabulary and extending understanding; -recognising and reading a range of different word patterns, including word endings; -developing effective strategies for reading unknown words within a story; -writing in a similar style to that of the story.

Themes covered in this book are: Habitats, Environment, Animals Birds and Insects, Plants

Reading Level:15-16 (Orange)

AuthorBill Gaynor

SeriesLM Literacy

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level15


Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Environment | Habitats | Plants

Strategy/SkillsUsing texts as models for writing | vocabulary and word

Page Count16

Word Count139