Brother Trouble is a personal narrative about a sister and a brother who act in TV advertisements and Lauren is tired of Justin always having the more powerful role. When a solution is found, Justin learns what it feels like to change roles. Features of the Book – Familiar family theme, – Problem resolution, – Specialised vocabulary – studio, wrap, director, script, – Contractions – that’s, didn’t, it’s, I’m, you’ll, everyone’s, he’s, you’re, – Examples of TV scripts, – Colloquial language – shoe’s on the other foot, Purpose Brother Trouble can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – making connections between children’s experiences and the text, – exploring problem resolution, – recognising and understanding colloquial language, – reading aloud with expression, – using charts and diagrams to record important details, – using text as a model for writing.
Themes covered in this book are: Communication, Personal change, Relationships
Reading Level:19-20 (Purple)
Guided Reading Level19-20
Theme/TopicCommunication | Personal Change | Relationships
Strategy/SkillsFluency | Making connections | Using graphic sources | vocabulary and word