The Telegram is a short story in 8 chapters. It is written in the first person by a man who has lost both his parents in the last couple of years. As he sorts through some of their books and papers he comes across a wartime telegram. He sets out to discover more about the significance of the telegram and in doing so uncovers a great deal that he didn't know about his mother's early life.
The Telegram is another of the middle-level readers in the series which should appeal to students who are beginning to gain some confidence in reading. The book has a vocabulary of about 760 different words. This book may not be photocopied.
A companion book of photocopiable exercises to improve reading, spelling and writing skills is available separately.
WORD COUNT: Different words 760, Total words in story 2970.
NO. OF PAGES: 32 - A5
- Author : Margaret and Hugh Brown
- Reading Level : 3 - Standard Beginner Reader
- Topic : Readers
- Publisher : Brown and Brown
- ISBN : 9781904874133