“let’s read this information report to find out more about the library,’’ Mrs. Chan said to her class. Book p.44
The Library Libraries are wonderful places for people who like to read. There are all sorts of books in a library. Some of them are fiction books. Writers use their imagination to make up stories in fiction books. There are also non- fiction books in the library. Non-fiction books contain facts and information about things that are real. It is easy to find the books we want once we know how books are arranged in a librarian to help us. Different sections in a library store different kinds of books. Reference sections have books like encyclopedias and atlases. We cannot borrow these books but we can use them while we are in the library. Many libraries also have computers and CD-ROMs to help us find the information we need.
Book p.45 We can borrow books and take them home to read. We need a library card to do this. When we borrow books, the due date will tell us when we have to return them. Libraries are useful place to find information. To find the information and books we are looking for quickly and easily, we should know our library well.
Then, Mrs. Chan took her class to the school library. “Let’s see what information about the library you can recall,” Mrs. Chan to her class. We can borrow books from the library. Libraries have reference sections. Book p.45
There are all sorts of books in a library. Some books are fiction and some are non-fiction. We need a library card to borrow books. Great! You have recall almost everything!
“Do you know where else you can find lots of books?” “I know,” said Jessy. “ A bookstore!” Book p.47 Bookstores come in all sizes. Some are large that you could get lost in them. Others are small local bookstores. A general bookstore usually sells a wide range of books. It has books for children and books for adults. It offers both fiction and non-fiction books. It frequently provides other items too, such as magazines, stationery, music CDs and so on.
Book p.47 We use the simple present tense to talk about things that true at the present time.. Later that day, Jessy asked his friend, Ricky, to go to a bookstore with him. Next, they went to the library to borrow more books.
Book p.48 Shall we go to the library now? It is getting late and the library closes in an hour. Yes, let’s go Bookstore
Book p.48 It is so quiet in the library. Yes, the library is a good place to read. It is also cold here. I agree. Let’s go and get our jackets. We use “it” to refer to facts about situations.
Book p.49 Jessy and Ricky were in the library and they heard some children talking quite loudly Someone has taken my book! No one took your book. You dropped it on the floor! I didn’t see anyone take it from this table.
Book p.49 I didn’t find anything in this place because everything is in a mess.Can anybody help me? There is nobody at the information desk. Please wait for a while and somebody will attend to you.
Nothing here interests me. What about you? Book p.37 I’ve found something interesting. Do you want to take a look at it? Would everyone please be quiet? The words in bold are indefinite pronouns that do not refer to a specific person, place or thing.
Book p.50 First, go to the fiction section of the library. Look for the ‘C’ section because the author’s surname begins with ‘C’. Ricky, I’m looking for a fiction book called An Eggcellent Idea by Christina Chin. Could you tell me how to find it, please? Here is how Ricky and Jessy went about finding books in her library.
Here we are. What do we do next, Ricky? Now, look at the second letter of the surname. ‘Chin’ will be near the middle of the ‘C’ section because the second letter is ‘h’. If the first two letter of several surnames are the same, we need to look at the third letter. Book p.50
Hmm ….I see. Thanks, Ricky. If two authors have the same surname, look at their given names. A book by an author called Frank Anderson will come before one by Helen Anderson because ‘F’ comes before ‘H’ in the alphabet.
Book p.51 “Look Ricky! ’’said jessy. ‘’This is my favourite book.” ‘’The title of my favourite book is Birds of a Feather. It is written by Tan Xue Yang. The illustrator or the person who drew the pictures in the book is tan Kai Yun,’’ said Joe.
Book p.51 Birds of a Feather Written by Tan Xue Yang. Illustrated by Tan Kai yun This is the title of the book This is the name of the author of the book. This is the name of the illustrator of the book.
Book p.51 Tommy, the strongest and fastest sparrow in the neighborhood, is trapped in a We can often find out more about a book from its back cover. It gives us more information about the book
Book p.53 “ Do you remember the information report Mrs. Chan showed us about libraries?” Let’s look at it again to see what it says about libraries.” said Jessy. THE LIBRARY Libraries are wonderful places for peoples who like to read. The title of an information report tells us what is about. The fist paragraph introduces the topic.
There are all sorts of books in a library. Some if them are fiction books. Writers use their imagination to make up stories in fiction books. There are also non-fiction books in the library. Non-fiction books contain facts and information about things that are real. Book p.53 These paragraphs tells us more about what we can find and what we can do in the library. The sentences in bold are the topic sentences for each paragraph. It is easy to find the books we want once we know how books are arranged in a library. If we cannot find what we are looking for, we can ask the librarian to help us. Different sections in a library store different kind of books. Reference sections have books like encyclopedias and atlases. We cannot borrow these books but we can use them while we are in the library. Many libraries also have computers and CD-ROMs to help us find the information we need. We can borrow books and take them home to read. We need a library card to do this. When we borrow books, the due date will tell us when we have return them.
Libraries are useful places to find information. To find the information and books we are looking for quickly and easily, we should know our library well. Book p.53 The ending tells us what the report was about.
Book p.56 Short Vowels Listen to the sound of these words. Then, read words aloud. Do you notice a pattern in the way the vowels sound in the words? a cat e bet i bit o cot u cut However, not all one-vowel words behave in the same way. Read these words aloud. Take note of the vowel sound in each of them. she we be he me