Click, Clack, Moo Cows that Type by Doreen Cronin

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Click Clack Moo Cows that Type paired with Giggle Giggle Quack for a first grade lesson is an opportunity to show the text-to-text connections.

Practice predicting by asking what they think the hens will strike against.  If the cows are not going to give the farmer their milk, the hens are going to not let the farmer have their eggs.

In Giggle Giggle Quack you can explain inference with inferring that the duck has replaced Farmer Brown’s notes with his own after picking up the pencil.

It’s never too early to find examples of inference.  We have to practice and demonstrate thinking every time we read with children.

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