Lost in Space follows the story of Brad and his Father. Brad’s dad is an astronaut, and his spaceship needs to be repaired. Meanwhile, back on Earth, Brad is planning to make end-of-mission waffles to celebrate Dad’s return. But Big Jaws, the waffle maker, is missing! Features of the Book – Two linked story lines told in different formats, – Two different settings, – Specialised vocabulary – alias space junk landing legs mission mission control Big Jaws, – Speech bubbles in the cartoons, – Email, – Punctuation – ellipses, capital letters, Purpose Lost in Space can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – recognising and discussing the organisation of a book, – using charts and diagrams to record important details, – discussing and writing about the themes of a book, – extending vocabulary, – describing a sequence of events.
Themes covered in this book are: Humour, Problem Solving, Family
Reading Level:21-22 (Gold)
Guided Reading Level21
Theme/TopicHumour | Maths | Problem Solving
Strategy/SkillsAnalysing themes | Text structure | Using graphic sources