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Adrianne Gronnert

The Gray Snail and the Blue Jay (Decodable story for -ai and -ay)

Grades: 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, 1st Grade
Subjects: English Language Arts, Phonics, Reading

Student Instructions

Watch the video video. Click add. Use the mic to record yourself reading the sentences on the student template. Use the highlighter to highlight the words as you read them on the student template. Click the check in the top right corner to submit your work.

Teacher Notes (not visible to students)

This activity provides practice of reading a decodable story with words with -ai and -ay (long a). You can find more reading videos and stories here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZ-dFewIqnkw61ipm3tr65ZL4A04GV3cv This activity supports the teaching of the following common core standards: RF.1.3. and 2.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. RF.1.4. and 2.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.