Realistic (fiction), 86 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 190L
Little Loon goes swimming with Mama and Papa. What happens when he gets cold? What happens when he gets sleepy? Students will have the opportunity to identify the problem and solution in this simple story. Detailed illustrations, high-frequency words, and repetitive text support early readers.
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and, got, on, went, where
alone, cold, lonely, loon, sleepy, swam, warm
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Problem and Solution : Problem and solution
Segment Onset and Rime : Segment onset and rime
Short Vowels : Identify short /i/ vowel
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Question Words : Recognize and use question words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class