Fantasy (fiction), 156 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 270L
When Mia finds a box with Double It! written on the side, she asks her mom what it does. Her mom tells her to experiment, and Mia quickly learns that their box is magically wonderful! This fantasy story teaches a basic math concept beneath the fun plot and can be used to explain cause-and-effect relationships and simple subjects. Charming illustrations accompany the story and visually reinforce the math involved.
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in, put, the, were
climb, cried, double, inside, looked, trouble
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Make, revise, and confirm predictions to understand text
Cause and Effect : Determine cause-and-effect relationships
Long Vowels : Discriminate medial long vowels
VCe Pattern : Identify VCe pattern
Grammar and Mechanics
Simple Subject : Identify and use simple subjects
Concept Words : Recognize and use position words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class