» A Pit of Snakes

A Pit of Snakes

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Orange (Levels 15-16)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Adventure, Discovery, Exploration, Friends
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 15-16
  • Item Code: 300393
  • Sounds: Phase 5 vowel sounds revision
  • Phonics Phase: Phase 5 Hi-Lo 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: could, something, wriggly, are, our, asks, all, climb, have, easy, said, find, into, the, go, their
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELY1659, ACELA1821, ACELA1822, ACELA1455, ACELA1778, ACELA1459, ACELA1458, ACELA1457, ACELA1449, ACELA1450
Reader Description

A jungle adventure story, where friends, Sid and Ted, encounter a pit of snakes as they explore a deep, dark jungle cave. Can the boys escape? And what do the snakes want from them?

After you have completed the Reader

Draw a picture of Joe's pyramid and the scene he encounters when he goes into the city. Write a short story beneath it.

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