Fantasy (fiction), 207 words, Lexile 480L Level 2 Grades 1-2
Hector, a gentle green monster, is thrilled to receive an invitation to a Halloween party. Right away he starts to imagine all the costumes he could wear. When he sews himself a tiger costume, though, he makes a mistake and the stripes go in the wrong direction. Disappointed, he tries to think of another costume, but finally he realizes he can just go as himself.
Lesson SkillsComprehension Skills and Strategies
- Make predictions
- Sequence events
- Story elements: Problem and solution
- Text-to-text connections
Grammar and Mechanics
- Possessive nouns
- Vowel diphthongs ou and ow
- Book vocabulary
Shared Writing and a Home Connection are integrated into one of the skills above.
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