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