A boy travels from home to the store to buy a baseball mitt. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – A, for, Me, This, is, big, me, – Content words – Mitt, motorway, bridge, car park, mall, escalator, shop – Repeated phrase – This, is big, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – M (Mitt, Me), m (me, mall, mitt), b (bridge, big), – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation mark Skills and Strategies A Mitt for Me 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, – reading a variety of simple high-frequency words in context, – innovating on the story to create own versions of stories plays and songs. Materials – copies of BLM, scissors, glue, pencil, markers, – selection of large dress-up clothes, shoes, hats etc., – markers and large paper or pavement chalk, – paper cut in a T-shirt shape with star template markers.
Themes covered in this book are: Maths
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)