In the book Bear Wakes Up the reader follows Bear who is fast asleep while the other animals are busy playing then some bees wake him up. Word Study – High-frequency words: Up, Was, was, when, went, to, play, the, – Punctuation: full stops, question mark, capital letters, – Phonics and phonemic awareness: W, w – Wakes, Was, was, went, when, – “ing” word ending – sleeping, – Use of capital letters for animal names, for example, Bear, Mouse, Rabbit. Skills and Strategies Reading Bear Wakes Up will reinforce the following objectives and give the children the opportunity to: – identify high-frequency or interest words, – understand that the text must make sense and use cues to monitor this, – use the context of the story to make predictions, – prepare for independent writing using a variety of methods, Materials- copies of BLM, pencils, scissors, glue, – samples of honey.
Themes covered in this book are: Animals, Birds and Insects, Relationships
Reading Level: 3-5 (Red)