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Why do you have to go to bed early in the summer?
Spinning Sky Unit | Lesson 4 of 6
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Why do you have to go to bed early in the summer?
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Optional Activity: Summer Sunshine

We have created a printable reader based on this Read-Along Mystery.

Print it out in black and white or in color . (Students can color the black and white version!)

Use this reader for partner reading to reinforce the ideas presented in the Read-Along Mystery.

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Overview
Grade 1st
Topic Sun, Moon, & Stars
Focus Daylight & Seasonal Patterns
Print Prep
Activity Prep

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In this Read-Along lesson, Arushi wonders why she has to go to bed while the sun is still up, and learns that the sun stays up longer on some days than others. The lesson includes a short exercise where students get moving by acting out a bedtime routine. If you want to extend the lesson, we provide a printable Summer Sunshine Reader that your students can color and use to practice their reading skills.

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COVID-19 Adaptations
Students can work solo
Digital worksheets available

Students at home
Students either need the Sunshine Summer Reader (printed) or you can assign the digital read-along story instead.
Number of students:
Summer Sunshine Reader (grayscale and color) worksheet 30 copies
Crayons
Colored pencils will also work.
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150 crayons
Prep Instructions

Print a reader for each student to read and staple at the corner. You can choose to print the black and white version for students to color or a version that's already in color.

Overview
Grade 1st
Topic Sun, Moon, & Stars
Focus Daylight & Seasonal Patterns
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