In the book Traffic Jam the reader follows a boy as he talks to his mum about the different vehicles he can see in a traffic jam. Word Study – High-frequency words: I, can, see, a, in, the, – Punctuation: full stops, exclamation mark, capital letters, – Phonics and phonemic awareness: – – T, t – Traffic, taxi, tow, traffic, truck, – – b – bike, bus, – – c – can, car, – – onsets and rimes – c/an, c/ar, – – compound word – motorcycle, Skills and Strategies Reading Traffic Jam will reinforce the following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – identify and read high-frequency words in context, – understand that text must make sense and use cues to monitor this, – use the context of the story to make predictions, – use text as a model for writing, Materials- copies of BLM, pencils, markers, – photocopies of the pictures of each vehicle in the story, a long sheet of paper, crayons.
Themes covered in this book are: Leisure and Recreation, Maths
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.