Science Fiction (fiction), 231 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 320L
What happens when a little girl named Lupe finds a pair of rocket boots? Rocket Boots is a story about the adventures Lupe goes on with her new pair of boots and her encounter with the robot who is the owner of the boots. The book can be used to teach students how to identify cause-and-effect relationships to better understand the story as well as the proper use of quotation marks.
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on, over, she
cheered, claws, metal, pinched, rocket, tired
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Teach the Objectives
Retell to understand text
Cause and Effect : Identify cause-and-effect relationships
Segment Syllables : Segment syllables
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant ch digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Quotation Marks : Recognize and use quotation marks
Suffixes : Identify and use suffix -ed
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class