hand-drawn pictures encourage student pride in children's art
repetition promotes vocabulary development
rhyme and numerical sense promotes math, music, and figurative language skills
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Acquire and use accurately a range of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases sufficient for reading, writing, speaking, and listening at the college and career readiness level; demonstrate independence in gathering vocabulary knowledge when encountering an unknown term important to comprehension or expression.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.