Persuasive (fiction), 319 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 480L
Healthy Me tells the reader ways to keep healthy. The little girl in the story shares several of the ways she keeps her body and mind healthy, including nutrition, hygiene, exercise, sufficient sleep, and mental relaxation. The accompanying illustrations are whimsical and fun.
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand the story and remember information
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast items
Segment Onset and Rime : Segment onset and rime
Open Vowels : Identify open vowel y
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
Categorize Words : Categorize words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class