In My Bike, the reader follows a young girl that puts her bike through its paces as she rides through varied terrain faster and faster – to the inevitable conclusion. Features of the Book – The structure provided by the diary layout. – The cumulative story form. – The high incidence of prepositions – “around”, “under”, “over”, and “through”. – A close picture/text match to encourage picture-search skills. – The blends – “tr” and “br”. – The days of the week. – The high-frequency words – “On”, “my”, “and”, “the”, and “up”. Purpose My Bike can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: – reading an increasing range of high-frequency words in context; – using visual cues to monitor that reading is making sense; – incorporating diagrams and tables into pieces of writing to support ideas; – innovating on an original story line to write another version.
Themes covered in this book are: Sports, Leisure and Recreation
Reading Level: 6-8 (Yellow)
Guided Reading Level6
GenreGeneral Narrative | Recount
Theme/TopicLeisure and Recreation | Sports
Strategy/SkillsComprehension strategies | Using graphic sources | Using texts as models for writing | vocabulary and word
Dimensions165 x 145