Informational (nonfiction), 99 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 300L
What are cascarones? How are they used? In the book Cascarones, students will learn how to make these brightly painted eggshells and how they are used in celebrations. The book uses detailed, colorful photographs; high-frequency words; and repetitive sentence patterns to support readers. The book can be also used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as how to recognize and use proper nouns.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions
Rhyme : Discriminate rhyming words
Rhyme : Identify and produce rhyming words
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class