Use these readers to differentiate during guided reading or science. Each level has more details about sharks.
★ Plus Illustrated Sharks Vocabulary Cards for Word Wall or Pocket Chart
★ 3 versions of each shark book:
1) Full Color Shark Illustrations
2) Black and White Shark Illustrations for Students to Color
3) Versions for Students to Illustrate to Demonstrate Comprehension
★ 9 versions in all - Easy Assembly
★ 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: “Sharks” is an emergent reader, simple sight words with picture clues for the other vocabulary words: shark, lemon, tiger, leopard, hammerhead, angle, great white
Sight Words: a, is, the, an, here, this, by, best
Level 2: “Sharks” is a harder version, more sight words, picture clues, and longer sentences.
Sight Words: it, has, like, can, see, with, on, of, to, its, look, very, well, that, yellow, small, because
Other Vocabulary: belly, stripes, spots, eyes, sides, fins, wings, hide, sand, teeth
Level 3: “Sharks” is the hardest version with words such as: does, are, and, often, mostly, those, keeps, from, below, showing, itself, behind, amount, found, large, special, gray.
Other Vocabulary: require, keen, species, markings, resemble, flat, wide, body, smell, thick, gray, fierce, prey, predator, camouflage, locate, gill, crabs, shrimp, bottom dwellers, sense, torpedo, oxygen, brain
Use for guided reading, and send home for extra practice.
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.