This week we will be reading the story, A Birthday Basket for Tia by Pat Mora. A Birthday Basket for Tia is a realistic fiction story. Realistic fiction tells about made-up events that could happen in real life. The comprehension strategy we will be focusing on this week is drawing conclusions. When you draw conclusions you use evidence to figure out more information about characters and events in the story. The vocabulary words for this week are present, favorite, bank, basket, aunt, and collects.
**Please study these words all week with your child so they are ready for the test at the end of the week.