In the book Edmond Went Splash the reader follows several animals as they go down a water slide with some enjoying the experience more than others. Word Study – High-frequency words: Went, went, down, the, My, said, – Punctuation: full stops, quotation marks, commas, exclamation marks, capital letters, – Phonics and phonemic awareness: – – M – Monkey, My, – – S s – Snake, Splash, said, slide, – – T t – Tiger, the, turn, – – onsets and rimes – d/own, sl/ide, w/ent, , – Use of capital letters for animal names, for example, Giraffe, Parrot, Tiger. Skills and Strategies Reading Edmond Went Splash! will reinforce the following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – use knowledge of onset and rime to create new words, – understand that text must make sense and use cues to monitor this, – use the context of the story to make predictions, – innovate on the story to create own versions of stories plays and songs, Materials- copies of BLM, pencils, markers, – crayons, paper.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)