In the book Crash the reader follows the story of two children who build a tower from furniture and toys and then it crashes.
This book helps build basic skills: – High-frequency words – The, go, up, – Content words – Crash, chairs, boxes, books, blocks, trucks, cars, bears, – Repeated phrase – The, go, up, – Phonics and phonemic awareness – g (go), b (boxes, books, blocks, bears), c (cars, crash); plural “s” on content words, – Punctuation – full stops, capital letters, exclamation marks –
Special Features are:- Large type used for emphasis on page 16, Skills and Strategies Crash! can be used to introduce and reinforce: – reading using expression to increase understanding, – reading a variety of simple high-frequency words in context, – retelling the sequence of the story using own words, – writing labels for a specific purpose, Materials – copies of BLM, pencil, markers, – collection of items suitable for building a tower, for example, corks, small blocks, bottle tops, – prepared picture cards, – old magazines, scissors, glue.
Themes covered are: Relationships
Reading Level: 1-2 (Magenta)