Baby Busi is lying near the river while her mother is working in the fields. All of a sudden Baby Busi is swallowed by a frog, which is swallowed by many other animals. But the animals start to yawn, giving the animals they have swallowed a chance to escape. Baby Busi is escapes and ends up on the blanket where she was in the beginning. The main concepts that are carried throughout the telling and teaching of the story 'Gaap is aansteeklik' include phonological awareness (beginning sounds and rhyming), high frequency words, wild animals, personal pronouns and sequencing. Additional concepts include adjectives. The story can be used to strengthen the learners' literacy skills. It can also be used as a starting point to discuss wild animals: those that live in water, those that live on land and those that are amphibious (live on land and in water).
Title: Gaap is aansteeklik (Big Book version) Series: LITTLE LIBRARY LITERACY BIG BOOKS (Afrikaans)
ISBN: 9780521165495 Author: Beverley Burkett, Denise Manning et al
Publisher: Cambridge University Press Applicable Grades/
Level: R,1,2,3 Publication
Format: Paperback Type: Big Book