» A Deer and a Sneer

A Deer and a Sneer

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Orange (Levels 15-16)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Friends
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 15-16
  • Item Code: 300057
  • Sounds: alternative pronunciations for 'ear', i-e
  • Phonics Phase: Phase 5 Set 1: Vowel Sounds – ay, ou, ie, ea, oy, ir, ue, aw, wh, ph, ew, oe, au, ey, a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e, u-e, /zh/
  • Tricky Words: the, to, you, she, what, are, friend
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELY1659, ACELA1821, ACELA1822, ACELA1455, ACELA1778, ACELA1459, ACELA1458, ACELA1457, ACELA1449, ACELA1450
Reader Description

Debbie the deer likes the peace and quiet of the valley she lives in. One day she encounters a strange creature in the woods. Debbie is scared. But the Sneer needs her help. What will Debbie decide to do?

After you have completed the Reader

Can you create your own fictional creature in a story? Make up a name for the creature and draw a picture of them. Describe the character with as many new words as you can write. Ask a grown up for help.

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