Edward the Explorer is a humorous and realistic fiction story about a young explorer named Edward. Each day, Edward goes on different adventures and draws what he sees in his notebook. He recorded his climb over big mountains, dive in the deep sea, and other explorations. The story is narrated with dialogue, illustrations, dates, and illustrative text.
Edward the Explorer is a simple narrative story. Illustrations match the text. Draw students’ attention to the visual features including the layout and design of the story as well as the illustrative text (bolded dates). Opportunities arise to discuss the purpose and structure of keeping a notebook and documenting experiences.
Readers develop vocabulary such as verbs (climb) and adjectives (long). Opportunities arise to discuss apostrophes within contractions (let’s), capital letters at the beginning of sentences and names (Edward), exclamation marks, and commas. Focus on long and short vowel i and suffix er (explorer).
This title is from the Fiction Readers series from Teacher Created Materials. Stimulate the imagination and promote creative thinking through real-world themes captured in entertaining stories.
Invoice Title: EDWARD THE EXPLORER