A Home For Turtle

Kerrie Shanahan

A Home For Turtle

Kerrie Shanahan

ISBN:

9781743205839

Binding:

Paperback

Published:

1 Jan 2019

Availability:

182

Series:

Flying Start to Literacy

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Description

About this text:

Title:A Home For Turtle
Synopsis:  A boy finds a home for a turtle, ensuring that it has all the things the turtle needs.
Year level(s): F
Reading level: 6
Text type: Narrative
Curriculum link: Science: Living things
Content vocabulary:
best Dad day eat insect jumped log one park pet pond sat snap spot sun swam swim turtle water
High frequency words: a an and can do for go got have I in into is it let let’s must no not on said saw so the then this to we went
Key concepts: Turtles live in a habitat that has the things they need to live.
Reading strategies: Cross-checking the picture with what makes sense
Phonics: Identifying the /p/ sound in initial, middle and final positions as in park, spot and snap
Paired text: Turtles
Supporting material: Lesson Plan - A Home For Turtle / Turtles
Series: Flying Start to Literacy
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Digital sample pages: can be viewed at www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au/online-sample


Series information:

Flying Start to Literacy is an award-winning comprehensive literacy program. It reflects best practice in literacy instruction and supports the systematic development of students’ reading strategies and skills.

Each Student Book is part of connected pair, a narrative book and an informative book, both presenting the same key concepts and vocabulary. These titles have been trialled with a range of readers, including English language learners.

Each pair of Student Books is supported by a Lesson Plan. These visually appealing resources are durable and easy-to-use.  They integrate oral language, vocabulary development, fluency and comprehension, writing and phonics.

Reading strategies, phonics and phonemic awareness and repetition of high-frequency words are all developed through this series, enhancing the reader’s fluency and comprehension. With an array of engaging titles to choose from, readers will laugh, explore and share in the adventure whilst learning and expanding their vocabulary.

Flying Start to Literacy resources are suitable for use as part of an early intervention program and provide effective support for English language learners.

This series is supported by a wealth of teacher resources, which can be obtained by visiting www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au

Teacher Resources

Flying Start to Literacy is supported by an array of free teacher resources, including:

  • scope and sequence documents
  • phonics and phonemic overviews for each reading stage
  • reading and writing across the curriculum overviews of text types, text features, curriculum links, key concepts, and content vocabulary for the books at each of the reading stages
  • records of reading behaviour are provided for books at each stage
  • ongoing assessment checklist forms
  • getting started tips and guidance
  • title-level correlations to the Australian Curriculum
  • information about the research that underpins the series
  • percentage of decodable words tables for Levels 1—10.

Visit www.flyingstarttoliteracy.com.au to access these free resources.