Melvyn the Magician
Humorous (fiction), 748 words, Read-AloudMelvyn claims to be a miraculous magician. With his monkey and a cart full of equipment, it appears to the village children that his claim is truth. However, when he and his monkey trick the children during his first and final act, a village boy outsmarts the Magician, causing him to leave town.
- Introduce and expose students to the /m/ sound represented by the letter m.
- Build oral comprehension skills.
- Model fluent reading.