In the book My New Truck the reader follows a father and son as they work together to build a toy truck using a variety of equipment. Word Study – High-frequency words: I, My, a, dad, has, – Punctuation: full stops, commas, exclamation mark, capital letters, – Phonics and phonetic awareness: – – h – hammer, has, have, – – s – saw, screwdriver, some, – – p – paintbrush, pencil, – – compound words – paintbrush, screwdriver, Skills and Strategies Reading My New Truck will reinforce the following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – discuss new words contained within the story, – emphasise left-to-right movement to reinforce directionality, – demonstrate an understanding of how print is organised and read, – write labels or captions for a specific purpose, Materials- copies of BLM, pencils, scissors, glue, – a variety of cardboard boxes craft materials a selection of tools, e.g. hammer, paintbrush, screwdriver.
Themes covered in this book are: Art and Activity
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.