Biography (nonfiction), 180 words, Level H (Grade 1), Lexile 460L
Abigail Adams introduces readers to the second First Lady of the United States. Students will learn about Abigail's tenacity and how her ideas live on in the United States. The simple text and interesting pictures will keep students engaged while supporting emergent readers. This book can also be used to teach students the skill of sequencing events as well as asking and answering questions to better understand text. The book and lesson are also available for levels K and N.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Sequence Events : Sequence events from a text
Segment Syllables : Segment syllables
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant sh digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns that name people
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class