Informational (nonfiction), 63 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 230L
What looks white and spooky and forms near the ground? Fog! In Fog, students will learn all about this amazing atmospheric phenomenon. Detailed photographs and the use of high-frequency words support emergent readers. This book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing as well as to visualize to better understand the text.
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always, over, where
fog, form, ice, spooky, still, water
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine authorís purpose
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /f/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Ff
Grammar and Mechanics
Periods : Recognize and use periods correctly in sentences
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word always
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class