» The Gardener and the Scarecrow

The Gardener and the Scarecrow

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Animals birds and insects, Environment
  • Genre: Realistic fiction
  • Strategy/Skills: Making connections, Summarising, Asking and answering questions
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 8
  • Item Code: 200031
  • High Frequency Words: away, back, came, from, his, not, put, some, that
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1433, ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1449, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

The birds are eating the gardener's vegetables. He hammers and cuts and stitches. What does he make?

After you have completed the Reader

The gardener's scarecrow looks just like him. Draw a scarecrow that looks like you. Write a list of the things you would need to make the scarecrow.

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