Ready Steady Jump is a non-fiction text describing how the jumping spider builds its web. Features of the Book – Everyday language – “Made it!” and “Missed!” – The use of exclamation marks, ellipses, and a question mark. – The format that shows frame-by-frame action. – The close-up photography. – The “er” word ending – “over”, “spider”, and “other”. – The labelled diagram and additional information for study. – The high-frequency words – “Can”, “the”, “get”, and “She”. Purpose Ready, Steady, JUMP! can be used in a guided reading setting to introduce and reinforce the following skills and strategies: – using a range of punctuation to read expressively; – predicting outcomes from illustrations; – comparing and contrasting two books by the same author; – innovating on familiar songs and writing another version.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals Birds and Insects, Science and Technologies
Reading Level: 6-8 (Yellow)
Guided Reading Level6
Theme/TopicAnimals | Birds and Insects | Science and Technology
Strategy/SkillsComparing and contrasting | Fluency | Making predictions | Using texts as models for writing
Dimensions165 x 145