Help your students deepen their reading comprehension by inferring theme using character actions and feelings. This short realistic fiction story will provide practice in finding the author's message and using evidence from the text to back up the inference.
Emma's afraid to tryout for the softball team because she thinks she's not good enough. Jessie has other ideas! Will her encouragement conquer Emma's fear?
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-3.5-page realistic fiction story (767 words)- Trying Out
-Student response page
-1-page teacher guide for story implementation in the classroom
-Thank-you page with copyright information
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