The yellow-eyed penguin is a small, flightless seabird that lives on the coast of New Zealand. This Penguin Chicks book describes how the male penguin collects food for his baby chicks. The yellow-eyed penguin is a small, flightless seabird that lives on the coast of New Zealand. This book describes how the male penguin collects food for his baby chicks. Features of the Book – A non-repetitive text requiring effective use of meaning, visual, and structural cues. – The “ch” blend – “chicks” and “catch”. – The use of question marks. – The use of the capital and lowercase “h”. – The interest words – “penguin” and “gullet”. – The pictorial map on page 12. – The high-frequency words – “are”, “has”, “his”, “But”, and “where”. The purpose of the Penguins Chicks book is so it can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: – introducing and discussing the meaning of new words within the story; – predicting outcomes from illustrations; – selecting information from the story for a specific purpose.
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Guided Reading Level6
Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Food | Habitats
Strategy/SkillsInformation skills | Making predictions | vocabulary and word
Dimensions165 x 145