Mardi Gras Readers Mini Books--3 Levels + Illustrated Word Wall

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Mardi Gras Readers

★ 3 Different Reading Levels

★ Illustrated Vocabulary Cards for a Mardi Gras Word Wall or Pocket Chart!


★ 3 versions of each Mardi Gras book
1. Full color illustrations
2. Black and white illustrations for students to color
3. Versions for students to illustrate to show comprehension

★ Pocket chart or word wall vocabulary cards included (with illustrations on some vocabulary pocket chart cards).

★ 8 Pages Per Book (cover and 7 pages).

COMMON CORE STANDARD: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.K.4 Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
Level 1: “Mardi Gras” is an emergent reader, simple sight words with picture clues for the other vocabulary words.
Sight Words: is, will be, are, and, there, fun
Other vocabulary (with picture clues): Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, parades, food, colors, purple, green, gold, hats, masks, dancing, beads
Level 2: “Mardi Gras” is a harder version, more sight words, picture clues, and longer sentences.
Sight Words: it, is, a, the, in, go, can, down, like, for, at, get, with, good, put, on, who, three, balls, called, most, people
Other Vocabulary: power, justice, faith, jazz, music, dance, beads
Level 3: “Mardi Gras” is the hardest version with words such as:
Sight Words: of, by, before, begins, first, new, now, an, known, one, baby, inside, bring, during, year, these, played, such, as, thrown, heard, shout, word, something, last, days, year, stands
Other Vocabulary: French, feasting, Lent, Ash Wednesday, celebrated, New Orleans, Louisiana, floats, organize, celebrations, clubs, krewes, type, King’s Cake, coffee, plastic, fortune, entire, represents, symbols, fleur de lys, fancy, crazy, participants, observers, millions, attend, special, festive, saxophone, instruments, gifts, necklaces, audience, Mister
Use for guided reading during Mardi Gras, and send home for extra practice so students can share what they learned about Mardi Gras.
Version 1 of each level: High frequency words and full color illustrations help younger learners to use
their reading strategies: pictures, phonics and context.
Version 2 of each level: Same text, but black and white illustrations for students to read and color.
Version 3 of each level: Same text but without illustrations. Students show their comprehension skills by creating their own illustrations.

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Mardi Gras Songs and Poems – 11 Songs/Poems For Shared Reading and Fluency-
16 page file – All Illustrated with Mardi Gras themed Graphics-Full Color, and Black and White for students to color.
Songs/Poems sung to popular children’s songs.
Just choose those you like, and print just those pages.
Sing to familiar tunes, or chant.
Use some or all year after year.

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Mardi Gras Readers Mini Books--3 Levels + Illustrated Word Wall
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Mardi Gras Readers Mini Books--3 Levels + Illustrated Word Wall
Mardi Gras Readers Mini Books--3 Levels + Illustrated Word Wall
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