The Back Garden
Concept (nonfiction), 16 words, Level aa (Grade K), Lexile BR50L
What is in your backyard? In the book The Backyard, students will read about some things found in the backyard. Students will have the opportunity to identify the main idea and details as well as connect to prior knowledge as they read. Detailed, supportive pictures, a repetitive sentence pattern, and the high-frequency word the support early emergent readers.
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backyard, ball, dog, fence, flower, hose, swing, tree
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main ideas and details
Sound Discrimination : Discriminate initial consonant /f/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Ff
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use nouns
High-Frequency Words : Recognize and use the high-frequency word the