Concept (nonfiction), 42 words, Level C (Grade K), Lexile 20L
This book captures the awe and wonder that space evokes in children and adults alike. Simple sentences identify the brilliant photographs, making the text as accessible as it is fun. Early emergent readers will relish learning about the beauty of the world beyond our own, and teachers will love the ease of teaching scientific vocabulary.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Initial and Final Consonants : Discriminate initial and final consonant /s/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial and final consonant Ss
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use common nouns
High-Frequency Words : Recognize the high-frequency word see
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class