Realistic (fiction), 107 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 330L
Andy and Jay are eating watermelon outside. They decide to have a watermelon seed-spitting contest. Whose seeds will go the farthest? Supportive pictures, repetitive phrases, and high-frequency words support early readers.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of making, revising, and confirming predictions to understand text
Sequence Events : Sequence events
Segment Onset and Rime : Segment onset and rime
Consonants : Identify initial consonant blend st
Grammar and Mechanics
Quotation Marks : Recognize and understand the use of quotation marks
Position Words : Recognize, understand, and use position words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class