Tim Sees a Fox

Before you Start

Purpose: Post and read these statements with students to set a purpose for reading.

  1. I can sound out words I don’t know.
  2. I can use the words and  pictures to help me understand what I read.
  3. I can retell what I learned from the book.

Materials: Print the vowel letters in a different color from the consonants.

  1. Letter cards (n, a, p, i, h, o, t, s, f, g, d, u, r, n) or wipe-off board and marker.
  2. Color copy of the book on the computer screen.
  3. Individual black and white copies of the book for the students.
  4. Sequence words (first, next, then, after that, finally) and connecting words (but, so, because).
  5. High-frequency words printed on cards or in sentence frames: the, gets, his, about, in, on