I am a Red Panda

Before you Start

Before-Reading Activity

Watch the video The Red Panda with students to build their background knowledge about red pandas that live in a forest habitat.

Make predictions about the information in the video.

Use the cover video image to predict with students what they might learn from the video.

Skill Level: For students to read this book independently they need to be able to:

  • Have speech-to print-match.
  • Use beginning sound along with picture clues to read words.
  • Can pronounce the following letter sounds: /s/, /h/, /t/, /p/, /n/, /k/, /w/, /l/, /r/
  • Can read high-frequency words: I, can, with, my, am, red
  • Participate in a guided lesson with the teacher.