Fairy Tale (fiction), 440 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 550L
Cinderella is the delightful retelling of the classic fairy tale of a beautiful young maiden who is at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and stepsisters. When her wish is granted, Cinderella finds herself at the ball, and the prince finds himself in love, but Cinderella disappears at the stroke of midnight. The book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast and the proper use of adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and N.
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Teach the Objectives
Retell to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information in a story
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant sh digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class