Realistic (fiction), 171 words, Lexile 510L Level 1 Grades K-1
Eddie can't wait to get his new pet. He gets everything ready-and waits! His neighbor tells him and his sister Kate that the kittens have been born. Eddie is really excited, until he hears that now he has to wait until the kittens are eight weeks old to take his home. So, Eddie takes a picture of his kitten with his cell phone to help him get through the long weeks of waiting.
Lesson SkillsComprehension Skills and Strategies
- Make inferences/Draw conclusions
- Make predictions
- Sequence events
- Story elements: Problem and solution
- Text-to-self connections
Concepts About Print
- Print concepts
- Short vowel e
Grammar and Mechanics
- Book vocabulary
Shared Writing and a Home Connection are integrated into one of the skills above.