Realistic (fiction), 31 words, Level B (Grade K), Lexile 80L
Meet Gus, an adorable pup who is always picking up things he shouldn't! Drop It! is a fun story that students will love, filled with detailed illustrations and a repetitive text structure to support early emergent readers. This book can also be used to teach students how to connect to prior knowledge as well as to identify characters and setting to better understand the story.
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burger, doll, drop, keys, paper, slipper
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Story Elements : Identify characters and setting in a text
Rhyme : Discriminate rhyming words
Rhyme : Identify and produce rhyming words
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use nouns
Homophones : Identify and use homophones in sentences
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class