Finding nonfiction texts at an appropriate level for kindergarten guided reading groups is a difficult (and often expensive!!) task. With the increased expectation of kindergarteners reading nonfiction texts based on the Common Core Standards, it is crucial that teachers have access to leveled nonfiction books that their students can read (and want to read!!) With that thought in mind, I have created this book (and will be creating many more!!)
This book is written at an approximate level C. Many sight words are used to support early readers as they begin to read nonfiction text.The complete text of the book is included below, so you can see if it will meet the needs of your students.
Title Page: Bats
Page 2: Look at the bat. Bats can be black
Page 3: Bats are mammals
, just like people are.
Page 4: Mother bats take care of their baby bats.
Page 5: Bats are the only mammals
that can fly.
Page 6: Bats use echolocation
to find their food.
Page 7:Some bats eat fruit. Some bats eat bugs and fish.
Page 8: Bats help us by eating lots of bugs!
Page 9: Bats are nocturnal
. They sleep during the day and stay awake at night.
Page 10: Bats sleep in caves. They like to hang upside-down when they sleep!
This book includes the same text on both the top and bottom of each sheet of paper to make copying, sorting, stapling, and cutting easy to create a class set of little books!!
**Click here for the matching Shared Reading PowerPoint presentation**
If you like this emergent reader, you might be interested in my BUNDLE
with 10 Level C emergent readers…
***Click HERE to see the Level C Emergent Reader BUNDLE***
Thanks for looking and happy teaching!!!
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