Realistic (fiction), 303 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 490L
We love to eat them, but how much do we know about the feathered bird that feeds us on Thanksgiving? Turkeys in the Trees describes one boy's encounter with a flock of wild turkeys. As Tom learns about the bird that is central to Thanksgiving celebrations, so will your students. Use this easily accessible story to teach students about characters and setting as well as adjectives, and to provide them factual background about a favorite holiday.
Use of Kurzweil 3000® formatted books requires the purchase of Kurzweil 3000 software at www.kurzweiledu.com.
Guided Reading Lesson
Use of vocabulary lessons requires a subscription to VocabularyA-Z.com.
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Identify characters and setting
Identify initial consonant Tt
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use adjectives
Identify and use onomatopoeia
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
You may unsubscribe at any time.