Informational (nonfiction), 23 words, Level A (Grade K), Lexile BR40L
In the book Hello, Butterfly students will read about the gorgeous and delicate insects called butterflies. The photographs will help students learn about the different sizes, colors, and designs of butterflies. Students will have the opportunity to identify the main idea and locate supporting details, as well as to ask and answer questions. The appealing photographs, repetitive sentences, and high-frequency words support early emergent readers.
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big, butterfly, green, hello, new, red, small, spotted, striped
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Teach the Objectives
Use the strategy of asking and answering questions to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Initial and Final Sounds : Discriminate initial consonant /b/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Bb
Grammar and Mechanics
Capitalization : Capitalize sentence beginnings
Concept Words : Recognize, write, and use color words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class