This eBook (includes audio) is used as a reading activity to teach ESL students about the different parts of an animal (dog). It is supplementary reading material used in a larger project about pets. In the project, students are writing their own books about pets A-Z. The book content is in connection with Kindergarten Science standards where students learn about differences in animal body parts.
Common Core State Standards:
RI.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text. (K-PS2-2)
W.K.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them). (K-PS2-1)
SL.K.3 Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood. (K-PS2-2)
Key Words: dirty, dog, play, jumps, eyes, paws, tail, fur, clean
Grammar (present simple):
- Being - The dog is dirty.
- Volition - The dog wants to play.
- Ownership - The dog has...
- Directives - Clean the...
Social Emotional Learning:
- Recognizing the importance of cleanliness.