Humorous (fiction), 458 words, Read-AloudA rabbit, a raccoon, and a turtle have a race. It seems in the beginning that there is no contest between the confident rabbit and raccoon, and the not-so-fast turtle. However, when the rabbit and the raccoon stop for a snack and a nap, the turtle wins the race.
- Introduce and expose students to the /r/ sound represented by the letter r.
- Build oral comprehension skills.
- Model fluent reading.