La burra de Pedro
Realistic (fiction), 163 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 430L
Pedro's village has many burros that help their owners with work. Pedro wants a burro of his own, so Grandfather gives him one. Grandfather expects Pedro to use the burro to help with his chores, but Pedro has a different plan. Students will enjoy the bright and detailed illustrations as they read this sweet story.
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Teach the Objectives
Make, revise, and confirm predictions to understand text
Story Elements : Identify characters, setting, and plot
Vowels : Discriminate short vowel /i/ sound
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Possessive Nouns : Recognize and use possessive nouns
Suffixes : Understand and use the suffix -ed
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class