Wild Bird is a collection of three stories has the theme of adventure – at sea, in the air, and underground. Each adventure involves children taking part in unusual and exciting activities – living on a yacht, making a tandem parachute jump, and exploring caves to look for treasure. Features of the Book – Three stories by the same author and photographer, – The settings – sea, air, and underground, – The range of typefaces, – Bold text for effect, – Specialised vocabulary – jumpsuit, harness, tandem, – The theme of challenge and adventure, – Design features – frames, overlapping photographs, Purpose Wild Bird and other stories of adventure can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – discussing the genre of adventure, – exploring different texts by the same author, – comparing and contrasting ideas, – looking at root verbs and their endings, – using the text as a model for students’ own writing.
Themes covered in this book are: Adventure, Challenge
Reading Level:25-26 (Emerald)
Guided Reading Level26
Theme/TopicAdventure | Challenge
Strategy/SkillsComparing and contrasting | using texts as models | vocabulary and word