Dad at the Beach is a humorous, realistic fiction about a dad who takes a funny looking towel, umbrella, and swim shorts to the beach. His kids are embarrassed but he does not mind. When Dad is in the water, a big wave hits him and steals his pants. A dog takes them and hides them in the sand on the beach. On their way home, Dad purchases new beach items.
To begin, the characters and setting are introduced. This story is a narrative text with a straightforward structure of a clear beginning, a series of episodes, and an ending. Illustrations add detail, interest, and humour to the text and are found on each page. Callouts prompt prediction and allow students to make inferences.
There are a few prepositional phrases, indicating time, at the beginning of a sentence. Listed items are separated by commas. To conclude, a symbols page is shown. Four scenes from the story are chosen and readers are encouraged to choose Dad’s mood in that scene. In addition, a Word Bank is offered with images to support each word.
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