Concept (fiction), 32 words, Level A (Grade K), Lexile 30L
This Smells! is a delightful story about the various adjectives that can be used to describe the way things smell. Detailed illustrations and repetitive text support early emergent readers. In addition to working on decoding skills, students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast as well as to connect to prior knowledge to better understand the text.
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bad, clean, dirty, smells, sour, sweet
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast ideas from a text
Initial and Final Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /s/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial and final consonant Ss
Grammar and Mechanics
Periods : Identify and use periods correctly to end sentences
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class