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The Gardener

Book meta-data
  • Reading Box: Yellow (Levels 6-8)
  • Year: One
  • Fiction/Nonfiction: Fiction
  • Theme/Topic: Environment
  • Genre: General narrative
  • Strategy/Skills: Making predictions, Drawing conclusions, Monitoring for meaning
  • Page Count: 12
  • Reading Level: 6
  • Item Code: 200020
  • High Frequency Words: a, and, are, he, is, my, said, the
  • Curriculum Codes: ACELA1435, ACELA1434, ACELA1786, ACELA1437, ACELA1817, ACELA1818, ACELT1575, ACELT1578, ACELT1785, ACELY1649, ACELY1650, ACELA1453, ACELA1821, ACELT1582, ACELT1584, ACELY1659, ACELY1660
Reader Description

The gardener loves to use his clippers. He clips and clips, and he makes all kinds of animal shapes. The bush gets smaller and smaller. What animal can he make?

After you have completed the Reader

What letters are at the end of the word "clipped"? Add the same letters to "look". What other words end in "ed"? Make a list of "ed" words that you know.

Support Materials

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