Use the 3 levels to differentiate you tide pool unit.
★ Plus Illustrated Vocabulary Cards for Word Wall or Pocket Chart
★ 3 versions of each tide pool book
1) Full Color Illustrations
2) Black and White for Students to Color
3) Versions for Students to Illustrate to Demonstrate Comprehension
★ Easy Assembly
★ 8 Pages Per Book (cover and 7 pages)
Level 1: is an emergent reader, simple sight words with picture clues for the other vocabulary words: sea star, snails, hermit crab, clams, mussels, horseshoe crab
Sight Words: a, is, the, are, here, this, by, best, one, two
Level 2: is a harder version, more sight words, picture clues, and longer sentences.
Sight Words: can, to, be, not, have, has, its, five, they, on, live, must, use, old, under, also, many, colors, hide, their, soft, inside, hard, does, found, because
Other Vocabulary: arms, shells, bodies, sand, rocks, floor, tail, steer
Level 3: is the hardest version with words such as: in, for, and, come, of, into, most, well, known, more, open, such, as, that, move, very, find, other, held, together, drink, eat, tiny, called, themselves, young, food, move, deep
Other Vocabulary: variety, tubular, pry, prey, protected, crawling, swimming, floating, crustacean, creatures, outgrown, ocean, mollusks, muscle, plants, plankton, burrow, surfaces, attach, invertebrate, searches, sea worms
★ 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.