Concept (fiction), 56 words, Level C (Grade K), Lexile 180L
It's time to choose teams for kickball! In Pick Me! the main character always seems to be picked last. Readers will relate to the character's problem and will enjoy seeing how it is resolved at the end of the story. Detailed illustrations and repetitive text support beginning readers. The book can also be used to teach students how to connect to prior knowledge and how to determine problem and solution.
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I, me, now
agreed, always, everyone, kickball, last, picked
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Problem and Solution : Determine problem and solution
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /p/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Pp
Grammar and Mechanics
Pronouns : Recognize and use pronoun I
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word me
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class