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Any Excuse

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Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Purple (Levels 19-20)
  • Year: Two
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: School and community
  • Genre: Realistic fiction
  • Strategy/Skills: Sequencing, Making connections, Drawing conclusions
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 19
  • Item Code: 200059
  • High Frequency Words: above, around, before, could, find, give, going, got, home, into, know, last, left, say, school, think, through
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1466, ACELA1469, ACELA1470, ACELA1825, ACELT1587, ACELT1589, ACELT1591, ACELY1669, ACELY1670
Reader Description

Sam has forgotten his homework. His friends think of excuses that become more and more unbelievable. In the end, he doesn't need an excuse at all.

After you have completed the Reader

Sam has forgotten his homework. All the children help him think up a good excuse. What excuse would you think up for Sam? Write the funniest excuse you can.

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Printable Reader (Wordless)

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Reading Record

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Sequence Strip

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Comprehension Assessment

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