CLASSROOM RESOURCES

It’s My Muddy Mud!




Before you Start

Purpose:  Post and read these statements with students to set a purpose for reading.

  1. I can sound out words I don’t know.
  2. I can predict what will happen in the story.
  3. I can connect the words with the pictures and what I know to make inferences about the characters, settings, and events in the story.
  4. I can retell parts of a story.

Materials: Print the vowel letters in red or a different color from the consonants.

  1.  Letter cards (u, a, m, d, b, g, r, n, t, s) or wipe-off board and marker. Print the vowel letters in a different color from the consonants.
  2. Color copy of the book on the computer screen.
  3. An individual black and white copies of the book for each student.
  4. Sequence words (first, next, then, after that, finally) and connecting words (but, so, because).