Walter’s Worries

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In Walter’s Worries the reader will follow Walter who is a dragon who has trouble holding down a job because he’s always causing fires. Walter and his friend Maisie go from place to place, job to job, untill Walter finds the perfect job. Features of the Book – Direct speech, – Onomatopoeia – woosh, hssss, crash!, Ahh!, – Alternative verbs for said – grumbled, shouted, yelled, advised, cried, called, – Punctuation – ellipses, question marks, – Question and answer format, – Repetition, Purpose Walter’s Worries can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills: – making confirming and revising predictions, – using illustrations to gain and deepen meaning, – identifying the plot and characters within a story, – extending vocabulary, – reading aloud with expression, – writing to communicate information.

Themes covered in this book are: Humour, Overcoming obstacles

Reading Level:17-18 (Turquoise)

AuthorMary Dodson Wade

SeriesSkyrider Chapters

Year Level2


Guided Reading Level17-18


Theme/TopicHumour | Overcoming Obstacles | Weather

Strategy/SkillsFluency | Making predictions | Using graphic sources | Vocabulary and word study

Page Count32