Informational (nonfiction), 86 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 160L
Have you ever seen an animal dressed in a costume? In Animal Costumes, students will gain information about animals and the types of costumes they wear through humorous photographs. Emergent readers will be supported by repetitive sentence patterns and high-frequency words. While learning about this interesting topic, students will have the opportunity to identify the author's purpose, as well as to recognize simple subjects as they read this book.
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine authorís purpose
Short Vowel Sounds : Discriminate short vowel /i/ sound
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Simple Subject : Recognize and use simple subjects
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word too
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class