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By Stef Wade

Suggested Ages:

Early Elementary

Themes:

Fall
Weather

Speech Sounds:

R Blends
CH
S
F
S Blends
G
SH
ING
T
J
V
K
Z
L
L Blends
R (Pre-Vocalic)
R (Vocalic)

Adaptability:

Easy

Narrative Type:

Complete Episode

Language Concepts:

Pragmatics
Sequencing
Predicting
Inferencing
Comparing/Contrasting
Verb Tenses

Lance Cottonwood was the ‘best and brightest student’ who excelled in all of his classes. Towards the end of the semester, he began to worry about his final exam – jumping from the top of the tree to the grass below.

This story has a Complete Episode structure with distinct Attempt/Reaction Cycles. You can adapt/simplify the text to fit the levels of various student needs

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I recommend using this book for:

  • Courage
  • Change ( personal )
  • Change ( seasons )

Students will need background on:

  • Going to School
  • Changing Seasons
  • Challenge
  • Trees

Vocabulary:

evergreen
autumn
excuse
expect
bright
float
lose