Informational (nonfiction), 77 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 250L
Hobbies explores a variety of activities that people do for fun and relaxation. Photographs of people enjoying different hobbies will make the reader excited to read and learn. Repeated sentence patterns support early-emergent readers as they learn about classifying information as well as using the inflectional ending -ing.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Classify Information : Classify information
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant gr-blends
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant gr-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Inflectional Endings : Recognize and apply inflectional ending -ing
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word some
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class