Fantasy (fiction), 207 words, Lexile 480L Level 2 Grades 1-2
Hector, a gentle green monster, is thrilled to receive an invitation to a Halloween party. Right away he starts to imagine all the costumes he could wear. When he sews himself a tiger costume, though, he makes a mistake and the stripes go in the wrong direction. Disappointed, he tries to think of another costume, but finally he realizes he can just go as himself.
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Lesson SkillsComprehension Skills and Strategies
- Make predictions
- Sequence events
- Story elements: Problem and solution
- Text-to-text connections
Grammar and Mechanics
- Possessive nouns
- Vowel diphthongs ou and ow
- Book vocabulary
Shared Writing and a Home Connection are integrated into one of the skills above.
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