What Can Sarita Do?

Before you Start

Before Reading Activity

Read the read aloud version of the story, Sarita and the Elephant Bird, to students.

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

  • Have speech-to print-match.
  • Use the illustrations and a predictable pattern to predict what a word says.
  • Use beginning sound information to confirm what a word says.
  • Recognize high-frequency words: what, can, do, a, and, the, you, go
  • Pronounce the following beginning sounds: /h/, /f/, /k/, /d/, /s/).
  • Participate in a guided lesson with the teacher.