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A Good Idea

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Green (Levels 12-14)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Relationships
  • Genre: Folk tale, Traditional story
  • Strategy/Skills: Determining author's purpose, Determining main ideas, Summarising
  • Page Count: 16
  • Reading Level: 13
  • Item Code: 200042
  • High Frequency Words: along, first, got, under
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1454, ACELT1584, ACELY1658, ACELY1659, ACELY1660, ACELA1469, ACELA1470, ACELA1825, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

It's a hot day and all the animals want to lie under the shady tree. Will there be enough room? Rhinoceros has a good idea.

After you have completed the Reader

Some of the pictures in this book have thought bubbles. They show what each animal is thinking. Imagine that a giraffe and a hippo also wanted to go with the animals. Draw pictures that use speech bubbles to show what the giraffe and the hippo are thinking.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Reading Record


Sequence Strip


Comprehension Assessment