Fantasy (fiction), 196 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 410L
In this silly story, a billy goat meets a troll on a bridge. Don't be fooled-this isn't a typical billy goats gruff story. Students will be excited to see how it differs from the traditional story and will laugh at the surprise ending. While enjoying the story, students can also work on using predictions and on determining problem and solution to better understand and remember what they read.
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into, the, then, you
billy goat, bridge, fixing, grumpy, pass, snorted, tossed, troll
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of making, revising, and confirming predictions to understand text
Problem and Solution : Determine problem and solution
Initial Blends : Discriminate consonant r-blends
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant r-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Capitalization : Recognize and use capitalization
Suffixes : Identify and use suffix -ed
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class