In Clever Jack Takes the Cake by Candace Fleming, Jack bakes a cake for the princess, but can he get it to her birthday party without mishap? No. Readers will enjoy the tale and may be surprised by the ending.
Possible Strategy Instruction:
- C: Predict what will happen, use text to confirm
- A: Use beginning and ending sounds
- F: Reread text
- E: Tune in to interesting words and use new vocabulary in my speaking and writing