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City Scenes

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: School and community, Sports
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Strategy/Skills: Activating prior knowledge, Using graphic sources, Making connections
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 7
  • Item Code: 200519
  • High Frequency Words: I, in, the, see
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1439, ACELA1440, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELT1585, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

The city is a busy, noisy place. Find out why this boy loves the city.

After you have completed the Reader

This book uses verbs to describe what the boy can see. He sees "runners dashing". Imagine taking a walk around your neighbourhood or city. What would you see? Write the verbs that describe what is happening.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


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