Informational (nonfiction), 132 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 320L
What do animals do at night? In Night Animals, students learn about animals that are active at night and how their senses help them find food in the dark. Students have the opportunity to identify the main idea and supporting details as well as to connect to prior knowledge. Detailed, supportive photographs, high-frequency words, and repetitive phrases support emergent readers.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Final Consonants : Discriminate final consonant /t/ sound
Consonants : Identify final consonant Tt
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
High-Frequency Words : Understand, use, and write the high-frequency word this
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class