Science Fiction (fiction), 208 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 470L
In this fanciful story, Rob receives a robot for his birthday. His excitement is dampened, though, when he realizes that Bott the robot is rude to his friends and family. Can Rob teach his rude robot good manners? Emergent readers will be eager to learn how the story unfolds. Bright and beautiful illustrations enhance the story.
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his, said, thank, you
battery, burped, learned, manners, nodded, robot, rude, talking, turn
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine author's point of view
R-Controlled Vowels : Discriminate r-controlled /ur/ vowel sound
R-Controlled Vowels : Associate r-controlled vowel /ur/ sound with the letters ur
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns
High-Frequency Words : Recognize the high-frequency word said
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class