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Realistic (fiction), 167 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 420L
Losing baby teeth is a rite of passage that most children relish. Loose Tooth depicts a young boy imagining various scenarios that could result in his finally losing his tooth. The comical illustrations enliven the story, and will have students laughing out loud as you teach them lessons about characters and nouns.
Guided Reading Lesson
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Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Story Elements : Identify and describe characters
Variant Vowel Sounds : Discriminate variant vowel /oo/ sound
Variant Vowels : Identify variant vowel oo
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use nouns
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word my
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