Sailors is a humorous fiction story about the chores a sailor does, but the birds, sharks, and other sailors keep making it difficult for him to get things done! Readers gain information from the text, illustrations, storyboard, symbols, and speech bubbles.
Sailors uses the sentence stem “I am …” 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, symbols (zzz), 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 themselves doing a sailor job is provided for teachers to extend students’ learning.
Readers develop vocabulary with high-frequency words (am). Focus on word differentiation by having them locate focus words in the high-frequency word list illustration. Opportunities arise to focus on initial consonant w (washing).
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Invoice Title: FW A: Sailors