Fantasy (fiction), 144 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 300L
Oh no, Lou has the flu! With just one sneeze, Lou sets off a series of events that leads to the whole household being bedridden. In Lou's Flu students will enjoy a humorous and informative story about how one group of siblings passes around the flu. Use this story to teach students how to identify cause-and-effect relationships and to accurately retell.
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not, she, would
aching, flu, groaning, moaning, sneezing, wheezing
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Teach the Objectives
Retell to understand text
Cause and Effect : Identify cause-and-effect relationships
Word Awareness : Build word awareness
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Interrogative Sentences : Recognize and use interrogative sentences
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency words also, not, what
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class