The Lunch for Baby Elephant Small Group Set includes six small Lunch for Baby Elephant books and one lap-sized Lunch for Baby Elephant book. This set is designed for small group reading instruction. Reading together in small groups allows for differentiated teaching, student support, and opportunities to focus on specific needs.
In Lunch for Baby Elephant, Mother Elephant teaches Baby Elephant how to find and eat the best leaves for lunch. In Lunch for Baby Elephant, Baby Elephant is hungry. Mother Elephant teaches Baby Elephant how to find and eat the best leaves for lunch. Lunch for Baby Elephant is part of the Baby Elephant Stories Set. This illustrated six book set includes: Baby Elephant’s Trunk, Baby Elephant Goes for a Swim, Baby Elephant is Thirsty, Baby Elephant Runs Away, Berries for Baby Elephant, and Lunch for Baby Elephant. Lunch for Baby Elephant is an A leveled, Early Emergent reader.
The lap-sized books may also be purchased individually.
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The 8-1/2 x 11″ sheets are printed in 2-colors on sturdy 110# white index stock and designed to be a portable way for students to do letter or word work whether they’re learning at home or in the classroom. The set includes one sheet of upper case and one sheet of lower case letters, plus several blank tiles so the sheets can be customized. Vowels are printed in red. Consonants are printed in blue. The font used for the letter sheets is student-friendly. Printed dashed lines between the individual letter tiles make cutting them out easy.
Level A Readers
Lunch for Baby Elephant, part of the illustrated Baby Elephant Stories Set, is an A leveled reader, Early Emergent category (Levels A-C). Level A titles are good choices for aspiring readers who are just beginning to understand books and the idea that written text conveys meaning. These young readers should be able to identify the upper and lower letters of the alphabet and recognize their corresponding sounds. Level A readers make predictions about what is happening in the story based on information in the pictures. They also self-monitor and self-correct using personal background knowledge. Level A titles can also support and encourage students who are struggling or reluctant to read.
Early Emergent Readers
Early Emergent readers benefit from books about familiar topics that use carefully controlled text and repeated vocabulary. Illustrations are important keys to readers at this level, supporting the decoding of new words. Early Emergent readers are still building a vocabulary of high-frequency words. Having a large vocabulary of frequently used words enables reading that is more fluent and sounds like natural speaking language. Developing readers should be reading both fiction and nonfiction/informational books. Reading nonfiction helps young students develop background knowledge, which increases their comprehension ability by enabling them to make sense of new ideas. Additionally, informational texts have the potential to motivate students to read more by tapping into their personal interests.
MaryRuth Books offers many fiction and nonfiction/informational leveled readers, suggested and used by Reading Recovery® and Guided Reading educators. Readers at all levels benefit from reading both fiction and nonfiction/informational books. Reading nonfiction helps young students develop background knowledge, which increases their comprehension ability by enabling them to make sense of new ideas. Additionally, informational texts have the potential to motivate students to read more by tapping into their personal interests.