In the book The Toys’ Picnic the reader follows a girl as she enjoys a picnic with her toys choosing food she likes from their plates. Word Study – High-frequency words: That, The, I, said, to, This, Mum, me, looks, – Punctuation: full stops, commas, quotation marks, capital letters, – Phonics and phonemic awareness: – – C, c – Clown, carrot, cookie, – – Th – That, The, This, – Personal pronouns, for example, Clown, Mum, Skills and Strategies Reading The Toys’ Picnic will reinforce The following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – recognise sound/letter relationships, – understand that text must make sense and use cues to monitor this, – develop an awareness of the directionality of the print on the page, – write labels or captions for a specific purpose, Materials – copies of BLM, pencils, scissors, glue, – plastic/paper cups and plates, coloured paper, scissors, glue.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals birds and insects, Food
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)
Book dimensions 14.5cm x 16.5cm; 16 pages.