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Realistic (fiction), 59 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 150L
Have you ever wanted to play a game but had no one to play with? In Who Wants to Play Basketball?, a boy wants to shoot some hoops, but it seems that everyone around him is busy. Will he ever find someone to play? Colorful illustrations, high-frequency words, and patterned text make this book a good fit for emergent readers. This book can be used to teach students how to identify the problem and solution in a story as well as how to identify and use complete sentences.
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Problem and Solution : Identify problem and solution
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant pl-blends
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant pl-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Complete Sentences : Recognize and use complete sentences
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency words has, no, and to
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