Word Work Activity_Our Skeleton
Read an informational story about our skeleton/bones.
This SWI lesson provides multiple activities within literacy: reading a quick story about an interesting topic; investigating the etymology; finding the base, phonemes and graphemes of a word, comprehension, critical thinking questions about the structure of words, and grammar.
The text is written at approximately 1st-2nd grade level. This lesson will also be appropriate for any age, really. The story is comprised of simple facts about our skeleton and the Word Work is appropriate for any age, especially those in the early stages of learning words' structures, grapheme-phoneme correspondences, finding subject/predicates, nouns and verbs. Most of the morphology is free base words with simple to complex structures. The etymology has highlighted hints to scaffold learning how to read an entry.
An answer key is included.