Realistic (fiction), 151 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 400L
Finding a unique Halloween costume can be a difficult task, but not for Raina! Follow this young girl as she puts her creativity to the test in Homemade Halloween. Engaging illustrations and a repetitive text structure support emergent readers. Students can use this book to practice using the illustrations and text to make text-to-self connections as well as make inferences and draw conclusions to better understand the story.
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her, said, she
costume, Halloween, homemade, pinned, planned, stitched
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions
Segment Syllables : Segment syllables
VCe Pattern : Identify VCe pattern
Grammar and Mechanics
Quotation Marks : Recognize and use quotation marks
Suffixes : Identify and use the suffix -ed
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class