What’s In the Tin?(SE)

What’s In the Tin?(SE)
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In this book What’s In the Tin? the reader follows one family member after another family member as they help themselves to a chocolate brownie from the tin.When Dad arrives home, only crumbs are left. This is a cheerful family story that will be familiar to many children. This text supports the comprehension strategies of using illustrations to make predictions, noting details in illustrations, and summarising the main ideas. It provides manyopportunities to practise cross-checking and to focus on regular and irregular past-tense verbs. The repetitive structure provides support for less confident readers. Text features – the high-frequency words – and, in, the – the initial consonant blends – cr, sn – the digraph -ch – chocolate – the rime -um – Mum, yum, crumbs – the contraction – what’s – the use of “asked” rather than “said” – the use of a question as the title – the repetition in the text – the use of exclamation marks – the use of direct speech – the children’s names

Themes covered in this book are: Family, Food

Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)

AuthorJane Buxton



Guided Reading Level4

GenreRealistic Fiction

Theme/TopicFamily | Food

Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Summarising

Page Count12

Word Count55