Folktale (fiction), 161 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 370L
Four Friends is a delightful and clever story that students will love! Detailed illustrations, onomatopoeic words, and a repetitive text structure will support emergent readers. Students will also have the opportunity to make, revise, and confirm predictions as well as to make inferences and draw conclusions in order to better understand the story.
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away, man, must
heard, helpful, noise, protect, shooed, together
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Teach the Objectives
Make, revise, and confirm predictions to understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions using clues found in the text
Rhyme : Identify and produce rhyme
Word Families : Identify word families -ack and -ake
Grammar and Mechanics
Exclamatory Sentences : Discriminate and use exclamatory sentences
Onomatopoeia : Understand that some words sound like their meaning (onomatopoeia)
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class