Reading A-Z resources organized into weekly content-based units and differentiated instruction options.
Pourquoi Tale (fiction), 468 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 490L
The animals are afraid the moon is disappearing, and they're very worried. They think their fears have come true until they get a lesson about the moon and its phases from wise old Owl. Students will learn facts about the moon through this enjoyable story. Pictures support the text.
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand the text
Cause and Effect : Identify cause and effect
R-Controlled Vowels : Identify and discriminate the final r-controlled /er/ sound in words
R-Controlled Vowels : Recognize and write the r-controlled er letter combination in words
Grammar and Mechanics
Quotation Marks : Identify and use quotation marks
Content Vocabulary : Understand and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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