Humorous (fiction), 74 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 280L
This humorous story retells the traditional Ukrainian wintertime tale of several animals squeezing into a mitten to stay warm. Young children will enjoy the humorous language and predictable ending.
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Make, revise, and confirm predictions to understand text
Make Inferences : Make inferences
Syllable Awareness : Identify syllables
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize nouns
High-Frequency Words : Read, write, and understand the use of high-frequency words he and she
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class