In Rainbows All Around, Jenny feels left out. Her friends have a new club, and she’s not invited. But Jenny has an idea – she makes friendship bracelets for everyone in the class. Now, nobody feels left out. Features of the Book – Similes – Autumn leaves floated down like snowflakes, – They sounded like bees buzzing in a hive, – Compound words – snowflakes, backpack, sunlight, teardrop, classmates, bedtime, basketball, rainbow, – Descriptive language, – Instructional language within the narrative, – A sequence of steps with diagrams, – The use of direct speech, Purpose Rainbows All Around can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – relating the content of a book to students’ own experiences, – identifying a problem and predicting outcomes, – exploring characterisation, – interpreting and analysing characters’ feelings and relationships, – discussing compound words, – studying similes, – reading and following instructions.
Themes covered in this book are:
Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level24
Theme/TopicCharacter Education | Relationships | School and Community
Strategy/SkillsMaking connections | Making predictions | vocabulary and word