Research Paper On Grandma Wombat

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Grandma wombat
French, J., & Whatley, B. (2016). Grandma wombat. Sydney, Australia: Angus & Robertson.
Genre: Fiction
Stage group: Early S1 - S1 (K-2)
Plot summary: Grandma Wombat lives a relaxed life, sleeping, eating and scratching. She believes her grandson is well-behaved, however, when Grandma is asleep, he gets up to all types of mischief.
Notes: The book is suitable for stage 1, especially kindergarten and year 1. It is set in a simple recount format and there are few words, making it easy to follow. It is highly illustrated which will engage the students and the character of the mischievous grandson will entertain them.

The tomorrow book
French, J., & DeGennaro, S. (2010). The tomorrow book. Pymble, Australia: Angus & Robertson.
Genre: Fiction
Stage group: Early S1 - S1 (K-2)
Plot summary: The tomorrow book is the story of a young prince who, when his parents leave him in charge, helps the people in his kingdom, using ideas from the palace’s library books.
Notes: This is a suitable book for stage 1. The
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(1996). We’re going on a bear hunt. London, United Kingdom: Walker Books.
Genre: Fiction
Stage group: Early S1 - S1 (K-2)
Plot summary: Five children and their dog go out on a bear hunt, travelling through grass, a river, a forest and snow, before they arrive at a cave. Upon encountering a bear, they panic and run home, followed by the bear. They hide in bed and decide to never go on a bear hunt again.
Notes: This book is suitable for stage 1. The repetition of phrases is something students can anticipate, and being able to follow along makes the text exciting. The onomatopoeia of “swishy swashy”, “splash splosh”, and “squelch squerch” is an opportunity for students to participate in the reading of the book (for example, getting the students to mimic the noises).

The very hungry caterpillar
Carle, E. (1979). The very hungry caterpillar. New York, NY: Collins Publishers.
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