La Noche de Brujas de Marķa
L'Halloween de Maria
Realistic (fiction), 77 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 170L, Fiction Series
Maria's Halloween tells about a family's night of trick-or-treating. The story uses familiar vocabulary, high-frequency words, and repetitive text to support beginning readers. Students will enjoy the surprise at the end of the story.
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for, go, look, or, the, you
ghost, Halloween, pumpkin, spider, treat, trick
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Story Elements : Identify characters and setting
Final Consonants : Discriminate final consonant /k/ sound
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant tr-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and understand names as proper nouns
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class