Mum takes her two children to the supermarket and as she adds groceries to the trolley they get more and more squashed Building Basic Skills – High-frequency word – We, – Content words – Get, Squashed, fish, meat, pizza, pasta, bread, bananas, lemonade, get squashed, – Repeated phrase – We get some, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – p (pasta, pizza), b (bread, bananas), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks Skills and Strategies We Get Squashed! can be used to introduce and reinforce: – predicting the story line using illustrations from the book, – pointing one-to-one at each word to ensure an appropriate match, – writing labels for a specific purpose, – hearing the individual sounds in words.
Guided Reading Level1-2
Theme/TopicFood | Problem Solving
Strategy/SkillsMaking predictions | Phonemic awareness