Realistic (fiction), 242 words, Level 2 Grades 1-2Messy Martha makes a cake with the help of lots of friends in this cute rhyming story that incorporates numbers 1–6, measuring, mixing, and working together. A recipe for students to bake their own cake appears at the end. Hopefully students don't make the same mistake as they bake that Messy Martha does!
Printable Cards include vocabulary, character, and number words cards.
Comprehension Skills and Strategies
- Make predictions
- Sequence events
- Story elements: Analyze characters
- Text-to-self connections
- Produce rhyme
- Initial consonant Mm
- Book vocabulary
- Number words