Farmer Duck Chapter Summary

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Book 1: Picture Book Title: Farmer Duck Author: Martin Waddell
Illustrated by: Helen Oxenbury

This Farmer Duck book is a moral story that focuses on the cruel behaviour of a duck by a farmer. Therefore, Farmer Duck book includes lot of interesting characteristics such as; animals in the book had a meeting which is reported but the animals discussion takes place. After reading the story ask children to discuss the characters, identify and compare story elements, dialogue, retell the story, drawing the farmyard map and sentence. However, this reading is also focused on identifying full stops, highlight children’s use in reading aloud, read aloud a passage and ask children to stop me when they think there is a break between sentences. This book is selected because lots of onomatopoeia words are used for example Moo, Baa, Cluck, and Quack. It also demonstrates the different ways of writing plurals by using animal names as motivation such as Cows. Hens, Sheep. There is lots of speech in the
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• Create literary texts by developing storylines, characters and settings (ACELT1794).
• Identify and explain language features of texts from earlier times and compare with the vocabulary, images, layout and content of contemporary texts (ACELY1686).
• Interpret ideas and information in spoken texts and listen for key points in order to carry out tasks and use information to share and extend ideas and information (ACELY1687).
• Plan, draft and publish imaginative, informative and persuasive texts containing key information and supporting details for a widening range of audiences, demonstrating increasing control over text structures and language features (ACELY1694).
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