Concept (nonfiction), 32 words, Level A (Grade K), Lexile BR60L
April showers bring May flowers. What can you expect to see when a rainstorm arrives? The Rainstorm depicts what happens before, during, and after a storm through detailed photographs. Students have the opportunity to sequence events and connect to prior knowledge. High-frequency words and repetitive phrases also support early emergent readers.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Sequence Events : Sequence events
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /r/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Rr
Grammar and Mechanics
Pronouns : Recognize and use pronoun I
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class