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Descriptive (nonfiction), 65 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 170L
Do your students like to stick out their tongues? So do other animals! This book explores the variety in the animal world by examining tongues that come in all shapes and sizes - some familiar, some funny, and some bizarre. Photographs and repetitive sentences support emergent readers as they investigate this unique perspective on animals.
Guided Reading Lesson
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Use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast
Initial and Final Consonants : Discriminate initial and final consonant /t/ sounds
Sound Symbol Relationship : Associate the letter Tt with the /t/ sound
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Discriminate and use nouns
Similes : Identify similes
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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