Informational (nonfiction), 46 words, Level C (Grade K), Lexile 150L
Have you ever played an instrument? From plucking harps to tapping boards, the book Making Music explores different ways music is made. Diverse, detailed photographs paired with high-frequency words and predictive text support early emergent readers. This book can be used to teach students how to visualize when reading as well as determine cause-and-effect relationships.
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a, can, you
board, drum, horn, pluck, rattle, strum
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Cause and Effect : Determine cause and effect
Initial Sound : Discriminate initial consonant /m/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Mm
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency words a, can, you
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class