These short, wacky, hilarious stories are great for reluctant readers who want to read chapter books or graphic novels but aren't ready for them yet. The Big Fat Cow That Goes Kapow and The Cat on the Mat Is Flat are sure to become favorites after being introduced during a focus lesson.
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- C: Monitor and Fix Up
- A: Use the pictures...Do the words and pictures match?
- F: Reread text
- E: Tune in to interesting words and use new vocabulary in speaking and writing