I Have Been Thinking…

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Scholars read a short story about a girl visiting her grandmother, identify the main idea of the tale, and then write a sentence about this idea. Learners practice their phonics skills by filling in word blanks with letters to complete the term, and copy words found in the passage.  

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • After reading, discuss with pupils how to extend the story by adding their own ending 
  • Add the practice page's vocabulary terms to a word wall for continued reference 
Classroom Considerations

  • Copies are required 
  • The excerpt used is from a leveled reading workbook that can be found, and bought, at the web page posted at the bottom of page two
Pros

  • The story pictures caring for a family member
Cons

  • Directions are not detailed
  • The short story is redundant and may not hold pupils' attention 
Common Core