Too Big (SE)

Too Big (SE)
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This story, Too Big is told by a young boy, which highlights a situation that children can easily relate to – growing too big for clothes and toys. He finds comfort in a hug from Mum. This book supports the comprehension strategies of using illustrations to understand text, making connections with real-life experiences, and inferring. It provides opportunities to practise one-to-one word matching, directionality, recognising high-frequency words, and cross-checking using visual information. Look at Me is another Dragonflies emergent title with the theme of clothing. Text features – the high-frequency words – am, but, for, I, my – the repeated initial consonant “b” – big, bike, but – the initial digraphs -ch – chair; -sh – shirt, shoes – the initial consonant blend -sw – swing – the use of the adverb “too” – the exclamation mark for emphasis in the title and on page 8 – the repetitive sentence structure – the expressions on the characters’ faces – the affirmative, reassuring ending – the cat featured in the illustrations

Themes covered in this book are: Relationships, Maths

Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)

AuthorPhilip Webb



Guided Reading Level2

GenreGeneral Narrative

Theme/TopicMaths | Relationships

Strategy/SkillsMaking connections

Page Count8

Word Count51