Reading A-Z resources organized into weekly content-based units and differentiated instruction options.
Realistic (fiction), 170 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 350L
In Nothing for Father's Day, a dad who has received less than useful gifts the previous Father's Day tells his family that he wants nothing for Father's Day. The family honors his request but gives him something special that doesn't come in a box. The picture-to-text correspondence and repetitive text patterns contribute to the readers' enjoyment of the story.
Make, revise, and confirm predictions while reading
Cause and Effect : Understand cause-and-effect relationships in the text
Medial Sound : Discriminate medial long vowel sounds
Long Vowels : Read CVCe long /a/ words
Grammar and Mechanics
Plural Nouns : Identify and form regular plural nouns
High-Frequency Words : Use high-frequency words have and has
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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