Becky McPhee's Wobbly Knees 9781925398243

Becky McPhee's Wobbly Knees

Author: Paulsen, Michael

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Becky McPhee is a very nervous girl. Starting at a new school won't be easy. Luckily, Becky has two friends to help her overcome her worries. They have lots of strategies to help her manage her anxiety. The only question is - will those strategies work?

Classroom Use:
There are many activities associated with this reader. Children can be asked to describe other strategies that can be used when they feel uncomfortable. Ask children for examples where they have faced up to challenges and how it has strengthened their identity. This can be provided in an oral and written form.

Incorporates the following Australian Curriculum HPE content:
ACPPS20: Identify and practise emotional responses that account for own and others' feelings.
ACPPS033: Explore how success, challenge and failure strengthen identities.
ACPPS035: Describe and apply strategies that can be used in situations that make them feel uncomfortable or unsafe.
ACPPS038: Investigate how emotional responses vary in depth and strength.

RR Level: 18
Word Count: 1150
Text/Genre Type: Narrative
Fiction/Non-Fiction: Fiction
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 24
  • Series: Healthy Me! Set 1
  • Series Number: 7
  • Publication Date: 07/05/2016
  • Publisher: Knowledge Books and Software
  • Subject: Literacy, Physical Education
  • Audience: Primary
  • Reading Recovery: Level 20
  • Curriculum: Australian

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