Realistic (fiction), 180 words, Level H (Grade 1), Lexile 450L
In Butterfly Café a young girl prepares a "café" for future monarch butterflies to visit. The stages of plant development are briefly told through the narration. Detailed illustrations support the text.
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from, our, some, their
café, customers, milkweed, monarch, nectar, plant, shelter, soil, sprouts
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Use the reading strategy of retelling to understand text
Sequence Events : Identify the sequence of events in a story
Rhyme : Identify and produce rhymes
Silent Letters : Identify silent consonant g
Grammar and Mechanics
Present-Tense Verbs : Recognize and correctly use present-tense verbs in a sentence
High-Frequency Words : Recognize and use high-frequency word our
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class