Informational (nonfiction), 358 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 590L
Using simple text and explanatory photographs, Soccer Is a Kick! teaches students about one of the world’s most popular sports. The book covers basic rules, positions, equipment, and moves of the game, while delivering trivia and historical information in sidebars and captions. While students learn about soccer, they will also have the chance to study the author’s purpose and prepositional phrases.
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Guided Reading Lesson
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Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Determine the author’s purpose
Identify vowel digraph oa
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use prepositional phrases
Define and use multiple-meaning words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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