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A Very Clever Possum

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Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Orange (Levels 15-16)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Environment, Family
  • Genre: Realistic fiction
  • Strategy/Skills: Making predictions, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 15
  • Item Code: 200049
  • High Frequency Words: could, into, under
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1450, ACELA1453, ACELA1454, ACELT1584, ACELY1658, ACELY1659, ACELY1660, ACELA1464, ACELA1466, ACELA1469, ACELA1470, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Mr Lees is grumpy because a possum is eating his roses. He wants to trap the possum, but it's too clever. In the end, he thinks of a plan that suits everyone.

After you have completed the Reader

Mr Lees makes a trap to catch the clever possum, but it doesn't work. Design a trap that won't hurt the possum. Write labels to show what each part of the trap does.

Support Materials

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Sequence Strip

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Comprehension Assessment

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