Teaching Children's Literature

“A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.” ~C.S. Lewis

Fancy Nancy: The Show Must Go On



Bibliographic Information: O’Connor, Jane (2009). Fancy Nancy: the show must go on. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers.

Reading Level:  1st grade

Synopsis:  Fancy Nancy is participating in a school talent show and is assigned a partner.  They have to get to know each other and come up with an act to perform.  Nancy uses lots of fancy words and explains their meaning.   There is a great lesson on working with others.

Classroom Rationale:  An Easy Reader to use in guided reading groups.  Also a great way to teach new vocabulary.

CCSS.RL.1.4- Identify words and phrases in a story that suggest feelings.

CCSS.RL.1.7- Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting or events.


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This entry was posted on June 18, 2013 by in Beginner Readers/ Early Readers and tagged , , .

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