Einstein – Champion of the World is the second adventure with the crazy cat Einstein we meet the new neighbours and their pets get a lesson from Dad on how not to barbecue steak and find out how Einstein changes from a scaredy-cat to the hero of the street Features of the Book – Exaggerated illustrations for effect, – A sequel with known characters, – The use of caricature, – Text in illustrations, – The unusual names of the pets, – Text features – footnote, labels, speech bubbles, – Punctuation and italics to indicate pace and style, Purpose Einstein – Champion of the World can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – calling on prior knowledge to make sense of the text, – describing the features of humorous writing, – exploring the use of speech bubbles, – reading aloud with attention to phrasing and punctuation, – using illustrations as a source of information, – comparing texts by the same author.
Themes covered in this book are: Humour, Pets, Relationships
Reading Level: 25-26 (Emerald)
Guided Reading Level25
Theme/TopicHumour | Pets | Relationships
Strategy/SkillsComparing and contrasting | Dialogue | Fluency | Prior knowledge | Using graphic sources