The Ship of Shapes

The Ship of Shapes

The Ship of Shapes

The Ship of Shapes

The Ship of Shapes

The Ship of Shapes

The Ship of Shapes

Fantasy (fiction), 391 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 480L

The Ship of Shapes combines shapes and a silly story to teach students the benefits of cooperation, accepting others, and being active. In this fantasy, a village elder lives on Shape Island with many different kinds of shapes. When she notices the shapes have become lazy and don't interact with each other, she finds a way to motivate them all to work together. This book uses colorful pictures to add to a humorous story and offers opportunities for the emergent readers to learn about cause and effect, alliteration, and pronouns.