Realistic (fiction), 243 words, Lexile 380L Level 1 Grades K-1
A girl's mother tells her it's "wojapi time." The girl and her mother gather blueberries. Then they make wojapi, in the same way that the girl's mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother learned to make it when they were young. When the wojapi is ready, the girl and her mother pour some into jars to keep for winter. Then they dip some fry bread into a bowl of blue wojapi as they talk about old times.
Lesson SkillsComprehension Skills and Strategies
- Make predictions
- Sequence events
- Story elements: Analyze characters
- Text-to-self connections
Concepts About Print
- Identify print concepts
Grammar and Mechanics
- Identify initial consonant L-blends
- Segment phonemes
- Book vocabulary
Shared Writing and a Home Connection are integrated into one of the skills above.