Fairy Tale (fiction), 408 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 530L
Based on the classic fairy tale, Rapunzel is the story of a young girl doomed to a life of solitude in a tower by a lonely and powerful witch. When a prince happens upon this fair maiden, they create a plan to escape, only to be foiled by the evil doings of the witch. Will they live happily ever after? Use this story to teach students how to analyze character and accurately retell. Artistic illustrations and an engaging version of a classic fairy tale support emergent readers. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and N.
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Teach the Objectives
Retell to understand text
Analyze Character : Analyze character
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant digraph ch
Grammar and Mechanics
Exclamation Marks : Recognize and use exclamation marks
Suffixes : Identify and use the suffix -ed
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class