Personal Narrative (fiction), 154 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 320L
Rock Hunting captures a child's curiosity to learn about the world. The book tells the story of a child hunting for rocks. Emergent readers will experience the joy of a rock hunt and learn valuable scientific information about rocks. Students will also practice the skill of comparing and contrasting. Engaging photographs support the text.
More Book Options
Kurzweil 3000 Format
Use of Kurzweil 3000® formatted books requires the purchase of Kurzweil 3000 software at www.kurzweiledu.com.
for, said, was, went
arrowheads, counters, granite, hunting, limestone, obsidian, slate
Use of vocabulary lessons requires a subscription to VocabularyA-Z.com.
Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of asking and answering questions to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast
Segment and Blend Phonemes : Segment and blend phonemes
VCe Pattern : Identify the VCe pattern in words
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Identify and use adjectives
Position Words : Recognize and use position words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class