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The Wooden Drum

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Gold (Levels 21-22)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Change over time, Communication, School and community, Science and technology
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Making predictions, Asking and answering questions, Summarising
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 21
  • Item Code: 200715
  • High Frequency Words:
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1470, ACELA1825, ACELT1587, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

The wooden drum has always been used to call the people of the village to meetings. What happens when it becomes too rotten to use?

After you have completed the Reader

The wooden drum in this book is used to send messages to people in the village. How do people in your family send messages? Write a list of your ideas.

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