Descriptive (nonfiction), 94 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 250L
Have you ever seen a cake that looks like a treasure chest with real gold and jewels? How about one that looks like a unicorn? Crazy Cakes provides students with detailed photographs of some amazing cakes. The repetitive sentence structure and high-frequency words support early readers. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify an author's purpose as well as how to write complete sentences.
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine authorís purpose
Initial Sound : Discriminate initial consonant /k/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Cc
Grammar and Mechanics
Complete Sentences : Recognize and use complete sentences
Alphabetical Order : Arrange words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class