Humorous (fiction), 48 words, Level C (Grade K), Lexile 170L
Are you ready to clean the house? Well, the squirrel family in Spring-Cleaning! is all set to clean the house from top to bottom. Colorful and engaging illustrations and repetitive sentence structure will support early emergent readers. Students will have the opportunity to identify the characters and setting while retelling the events of the story. They will also learn to recognize and use exclamation marks.
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again, open, was
basement, clean, kitchen, living room, porch, spring
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Teach the Objectives
Retell to understand
Story Elements : Identify characters and setting
Segment Syllables : Segment syllables
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Cc
Grammar and Mechanics
Exclamation Marks : Recognize and use exclamation marks
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class