In All About Me, eight-year-old Lesley E. Thompson has written a school project that looks at some of the events that have happened to her. Amusing descriptions and anecdotes accompanyphotos of her family, friends, holidays, and school. Features of the Book – Dedication page, – A fictionalised memoir, – Events familiar to eight-year-old children, – School project format, – First-person narrative, – Questions addressed to the reader, – Humour, Purpose All about Me can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – making connections between children’s experiences and the text, – understanding the features of an autobiographical project, – understanding the parts of a book, – using text as a model for writing.
Themes covered in this book are: Humour, Personal Change
Reading Level:19-20 (Purple)
Guided Reading Level19-20
GenreProcedure | Recount
Theme/TopicHumour | Personal Change
Strategy/SkillsSequencing | Text structure | using text as models for writing | vocabulary and word