» “Smile!” said Dad

“Smile!” said Dad

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Leisure and recreation, Relationships
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Comparing and contrasting, Using graphic sources, Determining importance, Analysing themes
  • Page Count: 8
  • Reading Level: 6
  • Item Code: 200565
  • High Frequency Words: this, a
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

Dad is trying to take a family picture at the beach. Each time he pushes the button, someone ruins the photo.

After you have completed the Reader

Ask a family member if you can use a camera or phone to take some family photos. Take the photos. What kinds of funny faces can you see? Choose your favourite face. Write a sentence about why the person made the funny face.

Support Materials

Blackline Master


Lesson Plan


Printable Reader


Printable Reader (Wordless)


Sequence Strip