CLASSROOM RESOURCES

Grandma’s Bananas




Before you Start

Skill Level: For students to read this book independently they need to be able to:

  • Read closed syllable words with digraphs.
  • Recognize high-frequency words: she, the, with, are, wants, have, to, my , so, of, sees, and, her, do, help, too, looks, from, likes, how
  • Sound out  words that have a closed syllable pattern (VC or CVC, CCVC, CVCC)
  • Use all the short vowel sounds to read words (a, e, i, o, u)
  • Use long vowel sound of e spelled ee to read words.
  • Use the illustrations to confirm what a word says.
  • Participate in a guided lesson with the teacher.