Descriptive (nonfiction), 158 words, Lexile 510L Level 1 Grades K-1
Fish can be colorful and interesting to look at. Puffer fish puff up when they are scared. A parrot fish looks like it has a beak and can change color. Some fish have dots that look like eyes; some have colorful, wavy lines; others have sharp spines; and some even have freckles!
Lesson SkillsComprehension Skills and Strategies
- Make predictions
- Main idea and details
- Problem and solution
- Text-to-self connections
- Analyze labels
Concepts About Print
- Print concepts
- Segment phonemes
- Short vowel i
- Book vocabulary
Shared Writing and a Home Connection are integrated into one of the skills above.
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