Humorous (fiction), 218 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 460L, Fiction Series
Jupe and Lurk love to sing and play music together on Jupe's toy piano. When they start singing and playing in a real piano store, the owner is pleased to see that their music is helping to sell pianos. In the end, the monsters earn a very special reward. Pictures support the text.
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beautiful, earn, music, plunk, shoppers, songs
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Story Elements : Identify story elements
Sound Discrimination : Discriminate medial long /i/ vowel sound
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