Folktale (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile 480
Caps for Saleis about a peddler who walks around selling caps that sit tall upon his head. When the peddler falls asleep under a tree, he awakes to find the caps gone. A band of mischievous monkeys in the tree are all wearing the caps. The peddler then tries to outwit the monkeys.
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Caps for Sale
By Esphyr Slobodkina
Trade Book Lesson
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand the text
Identify the problem in the story plot and the solution
Recognize descriptive words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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