A Before reading: Picture this! Use the strategy of Visualising. Look at the words in the box and draw an image to show what you can picture.
celebrate presents friends cake
birthday invitation age
B Before reading: That reminds me...
Use the strategy of Making Connections. Can you make a connection to (a) one of your own birthday parties (b) a party you have been to (c) a party you would like to go to? Fill in the cupcakes with your connections.
(a) (b) (c)
C After reading: What do you think?
Use the strategy of Inferring. Write three things that you think happened at Eddie’s party. 1. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________