In Know Where to Go we follow Jessica and Sam as they use a variety of maps to help them plan a visit to the zoo. Detailed maps and diagrams are a feature of this book. Features of the Book – Direct speech, – Fact boxes, – Maps, – Question-and-answer format, – Specialised vocabulary – compass rose, key, route, scale, symbols, transit, – Third-person narrative, Word Study Opportunities – Double consonants – compass, different, Jessica, tells , – Double vowels – between, kangaroo, look, need, zoo, – Verb ending “ing” – eating, walking, watching, reading, – Initial blends “pl” and “tr” – place, plan; train, transit, travel, treasure, – Regular and irregular plurals – bison, buses, people, routes, Purpose Know Where to Go can be used to introduce and reinforce the following standards-related skills: – making connections between own experiences and the text, – interpreting the information in diagrams, charts, and graphs, – paraphrasing and summarising information, – exploring initial blends, – forming and supporting opinions about a text, – using charts and diagrams to record information.
Themes covered in this book are: Transportation, Communication, Journeys
Reading Level:17-18 (Turquoise)