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A Mouse in the House

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Gold (Levels 21-22)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Habitats, Life science, Neighbourhood, Problem solving
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Determining main ideas, Using texts as models, Sequencing, Following instructions
  • Page Count: 16
  • Reading Level: 22
  • Item Code: 200135
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  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1466, ACELA1469, ACELY1668, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

When a mouse eats the insides of Jamie's sneakers, she doesn't care at all. She didn't like them anyway. But Mum is horrified that there's a mouse in the house. Can Jamie get to the mouse before Dad sets the traps?

After you have completed the Reader

Mice can cause problems when they make nests in people's homes. Make a small poster to show the ways we can stop mice from coming into our houses as well as the ways we can get rid of them. Use ideas from the story to help you. Which solutions are the best?

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