In Horse Power, readers learn about the different parts of a horse, how horses communicate, and the kinds of jobs that horses do. The last chapter is about taking a horse for a ride. Features of the Book – Non-fiction text features – fact boxes, sub-headings, labelled diagrams, glossary, index, – Compound words – fingernails, horseshoes, workhorses, cowboys, cowgirls, wheelchairs, racehorses, – Contractions – they’ll, I’ll, it’s, don’t, doesn’t, – Opportunities to make comparisons such as past and present, wild and tame, Purpose Horse Power can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – making connections between children’s experiences and the text, – extending vocabulary by using a glossary, – exploring compound words, – forming and supporting opinions, – finding information in a non-fiction text.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects, Pets
Reading Level:21-22 (Gold)