Fantasy (fiction), 458 words, Level L (Grade 2), Fiction Series, Lexile 490L
The Igloo is a winter story about the Hoppers, a family of rabbits who each have distinct personalities. Children will enjoy meeting Floppy Ears, Speedy Legs, Fluffy Tail, and especially the endearing Snubby Nose, who always feels left out because he is rather funny looking. Mother and Papa Hopper and Grandpa Grizzly round out the story.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of making, revising, and confirming predictions to understand the text
Story Elements : Identify story elements
Consonant Blends : Identify consonant blend sn in words
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns
Alphabetizing : Alphabetize content vocabulary words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class