Concept (nonfiction), 24 words, Level aa (Grade K), Nonfiction Series, Lexile BR40L
Most students love eating red fruits and vegetables, such as apples and potatoes. In Red, students will become familiar with the color word red through a story about various red foods. Detailed photographs and repetitive text support early emergent readers. In addition to working on decoding skills, students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast as well as to connect to prior knowledge to better understand the text.
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apple, beet, cherry, pepper, potato, radish, red, strawberry, tomato
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast ideas from a text
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /r/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Rr
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use nouns
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word the