Realistic (fiction), 814 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 570L
Skylar and Trey are cousins who spend two weeks each summer visiting their grandparents. With the help of their grandma and grandpa, the cousins have a friendly bake-off, inspired by the lemons in their grandparents' backyard. The Great Lemon Bake-Off is an entertaining story about Trey and Skylar's tasty competition. The book can also be used to teach students how to effectively sequence events and summarize.
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Guided Reading Lesson
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Summarize to understand text
Determine a sequence of events
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use quotation marks
Identify and use compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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