Grandma bakes a cake for the family and it goes missing. No one knows who took it. Building Basic Skills – High-frequency words – the, Not, me, said, – Content words – Who, Took, Cake, took, cake, Dad, Mum, Lucy, Rose, Mark, Luke, Baby, – Repeated phrase – “Not me” said, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – M (Mum, Mark), m (me) L (Lucy, Luke) – Punctuation – quotation marks, question marks, commas, full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks – Special Feature – Punctuation associated with speech. Skills and Strategies “Who Took the Cake?” can be used to introduce and reinforce: – reading using expression to increase understanding, – reading a variety of simple high-frequency words in context, – creating artwork or a piece of writing related to the text, – writing labels for a specific purpose, Materials – copies of words and punctuation for this book from page 98 (cut and ready for use), – copies of BLM, scissors, glue, markers, pencil, – paper, markers. For more information please see our Lesson Plan.