Informational (nonfiction), 81 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 250L
Who wouldn't like to play in the rain during a spring shower? Or swim at the beach on a hot summer's day? In this informational book, students will learn the seasons that these activities are usually associated with, as well as some of the characteristics of each season. Photographs of children enjoying seasonal activities such as carving a pumpkin and building a snowman will help students make text-to-self connections.
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Connect life experiences and use prior knowledge to understand informational text
Understand the main idea and identify details
Identify and produce rhyme
Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use verbs
Understand and categorize seasonal content vocabulary words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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