In this story, a little girl dreams of playing the drums, but has to hide and practice without anyone knowing, because girls aren’t allowed to play drums. Finally, her music is heard and it’s decided that both boys and girls should be allowed to play the drums and dream!
This text can be used with nearly any strategy on the CAFE menu. The strategies chosen are a highlighted collection to use as a springboard for further instruction. Possible strategy instruction:
C: Use prior knowledge to predict and connect with text
C: Make and adjust mental images; use text to confirm
A: Flip the Sound
A: Blend sounds; stretch and reread
A: Recognize high-frequency words on sight
E: Tune in to interesting words
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