I’m So Hungry and other plays is a collection of plays which offers readers the choice of a variety of genres – from whodunnit to fantasy to just plain gross! There are four plays in the book – The Bus Kids, Fishy, The Magic Wand, and I’m So Hungry. Features of the Book – The inclusion of characters, a plot, and a setting in the plays (as in narratives), – Lists of characters, – The conventions of written drama – italics for stage directions, – The description of the “scene”, – Two plays by the same author, – The range of illustrative styles Purpose I’m So Hungry and other plays can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – learning the conventions and language of drama, – practising creative interpretation, – rewriting text as narrative, – reading with pace and expression.
Themes covered in this book are: Pets, Relationships, Humour
Reading Level: 23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level23
GenreMystery | Play
Theme/TopicHumour | Pets | Relationships
Strategy/SkillsFluency | Text structure