Up, Up, Up! Emergent Reader ---
This emergent reader, “Up, Up, Up!,” is connected to several CCGPS listed below. This seven page book is designed so that you can copy the book, cut it in half, staple, and then it is ready for use. The seven pages consist of a title page “Up, Up, Up!” then each of the remaining six pages contains a black and white picture at the top of each page and a sentence under the picture. Every page contains the sentence “The ____ can go up” (including the word to match picture, such as “The plane can go up.”). The six pictures included are plane, balloon, bird, butterfly, kite, and children on a slide with one child about to climb “up” the ladder. This last page says “I can go up!” Students can benefit from this reader by tracking print, identifying spaces between words, identifying particular letters of the alphabet, recognizing sounds (beginning, middle, and ending) in each word, and reading sight words and grade level text. For extension activities, students could add another sentence to each page giving details about each vehicle listed such as “The plane is fast.” The black and white pictures allow students the opportunity to color the pictures. This reader is great for guided reading groups, homework, or literacy center activities.
Title Page: Up, Up, Up!
Page 1: The plane can go up.
Page 2: The balloon can go up.
Page 3: The bird can go up.
Page 4: The butterfly can go up.
Page 5: The kite can go up.
Page 6: I can go up!
ELACCKRF1a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page-by-page.
ELACCKRF1b. Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
ELACCKRF1c. Understand that words are separated by spaces in print. ELACCKRF3a. Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of more frequent sounds for each consonant.
ELACCKRF3c. Read common high-frequency words by sight.
ELACCKRF4. Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
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