Keep Trying(SE)

Keep Trying(SE)
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This book Keep Tryingis about achieving success through encouragement and practice. Dad supports hisson by encouraging him to “keep trying”, then the child returns the favour by helping Dadlearn to skip. This book supports the comprehension strategies of identifying the main ideas, using priorknowledge, and making connections with real-life experiences. It provides opportunities to practise cross-checking and to focus on irregular verbs. The repetitive structure providessupport for less confident readers. Text features – the high-frequency words – and, can, do, I, it, said, you – the initial consonant blends – cl, sk, sw, tr – the contraction – can’t – the irregular verb – could – the repetition in the text – the use of direct speech – the use of exclamation marks – the passage of time between the events of the left and the right pages – the safety equipment featured in the illustrations – the relationship between the boy and his father

Themes covered in this book are: Challenge, Sports and Family

Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)

AuthorJane Buxton



Guided Reading Level5

GenreRealistic Fiction

Theme/TopicChallenge | Family | Sports

Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Prior knowledge

Page Count12

Word Count96