Grade 1: Skills Unit 4 Reader "The Green Fern Zoo"

The decodable Reader for Unit 4 is "The Green Fern Zoo." In this reader, the main character, Vern, introduces students to many different types of animals. While Vern is a fictional character, the information in the book is factual, making this an informational text. The stories in the CKLA program are 100% decodable, meaning they are made up entirely of spellings and Tricky Words introduced or reviewed quickly in class during previous lessons.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RL.1.5 Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing...
RI.1.1 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RI.1.2 Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

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