In the book Poor Puppy! the reader follows the story of Puppy who runs away with various items from around the house including a very prickly rose bush! Word Study – High-frequency words: The, away, with, the, – Punctuation: full stops, exclamation marks, capital letters, – Phonics and phonemic awareness: – – P, p – Poor, Puppy, puppy, – – Th, th – The, the, with, – – onsets and rimes – tr/uck, d/uck; h/at, m/at, Skills and Strategies Reading Poor Puppy will reinforce the following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – use knowledge of onset and rime to create new words, – understand that the text must make sense and use cues to monitor this, – read stories and rhymes independently, – use text as a model for writing, Materials – copies of BLM, pencils, markers, – a large sheet of paper, smaller sheets of paper, crayons, dye, black waterproof markers.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals, Birds and Insects
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)