This lesson teaches your students to pay attention to small words, such as adjectives, adverbs, and verbs, to make a big difference in reading comprehension! Use as a stand-alone lesson or as a pre-lesson for *Close Reading: Introduction*.
This exercise will give your students practice reading a text, making a prediction, and citing text evidence to support it. They will use introductory phrases as they complete sentence frames to create strong evidence-based sentences.
Use this lesson to teach your students to describe the characters' actions using the basic sentence structure of subject + verb + object. This lesson can stand alone or be used as a pre-lesson for the *How Do You Solve a Problem?* lesson.
Use this resource with your students to practice looking at pronouns in sentences to determine the point of view narration. Your students will be challenged to create new sentences written in first person.
As you know, an introductory phrase sets the stage for the rest of the sentence. Use this resource to teach your students how to use introductory phrases as they cite text evidence when making predictions.