» The School Band

The School Band

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Family, School and community
  • Genre: Realistic fiction
  • Strategy/Skills: Summarising, Making inferences, Activating prior knowledge
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 8
  • Item Code: 200034
  • High Frequency Words: her, him, how, our, over, then, there, they, too, us, with
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1447, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELA1822, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

This boy's brother plays the drums. He makes a lot of noise. He's in the school band, and the boy wants to be just like him.

After you have completed the Reader

What instruments do the band play? What instruments are the children playing? Choose three instruments. Draw your own band. Write a label for each instrument.

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