People have played games for thousands of years. Fun and Gamesexplores why we play games and looks at the origin of the games we play today. It includes instructions for playing three games.
Features of the Book – Historical information, – Connections between past and present games. – Procedural text, – Lists, – Labelled diagrams, – Specialised vocabulary – competition, equipment, mancala, opponent, jai alai, – Purpose Fun and Games can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: -identifying and summarising main ideas, – reading and following procedural texts, – exploring root words, – retrieving and classifying the information in a text, – exploring ways that recreational activities can facilitate global understanding.
Themes covered in this book are: Art and Activity, Celebration, History
Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level23
GenreExplanation | Report
Theme/TopicArt and Activity | celebrations | History
Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Information skills | Main ideas | Summarising | vocabulary and word