Go, Annie, Go is a story of Annie who has always been teased by her classmates for being different. When she unexpectedly joins in the 1500-metre race, the older girls mock her until the narrator decides to cheer her on. Features of the Book – First-person narrative, – Themes and settings that are familiar to children, – Issues of difference teasing and special needs, – Powerful story on an emotional level, – Direct speech, – Hyphenation – after-school one-mile, – Colloquial language – way to go; Go, Annie, Go! Purpose Go, Annie, Go! can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – making connections between children’s experiences and the text, – distinguishing between the narrator and author of a story, – inferring cause and effect relationships, – exploring point of view, – making comparisons within a book.
Themes covered in this book are: Health, Overcoming obstacles, Relationships
Reading Level:21-22 (Gold)
Guided Reading Level21
Theme/TopicHealth | Overcoming Obstacles | Relationships
Strategy/SkillsCause and effect | Making connections | Point of view