Realistic (fiction), 96 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 170L
Does your classroom have a class pet? Class Pets describes a variety of engaging activities students can do with a pet in their classroom. Colorful illustrations and a repetitive text structure support early emergent readers. The book can be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose and connect to prior knowledge.
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is, play, we
care, classes, guinea pig, hamster, pets, squeak
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine author's purpose
Short Vowel Sounds : Discriminate short vowel /a/ sound
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel a
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word we
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class