The New House is a fiction story about a robot trying to move furniture to the right room, but he keeps putting it in the wrong rooms! The man has to correct him and gets the oven dropped on his foot by accident! Readers gain information from the text, illustrations, labels, diagrams, and speech bubble.
The New House uses the sentence stem “This is for the…” Illustrations match the text. The story includes triggering in questions. There are critical thinking questions to guide the reader. A teacher guide for reading the text and visual information is provided for teachers to draw students’ attention to illustrations, starting points, labels, diagrams, and speech bubbles. There is a high frequency word list within an illustration at the end of the story. An activity on drawing a picture with a caption of a house is provided for teachers to extend students’ learning.
Readers develop vocabulary with high-frequency words (for). Focus on word differentiation by having them locate focus words in the high-frequency word list illustration. Opportunities arise to focus on initial consonant b (bedroom).
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