by Kathleen Krull
illustrated by Melanie Hope Greenberg
Genre: Expository Text
Comprehension Skill - Compare and Contrast
Comprehension Strategy - Background Knowledge
laundry - clothes that need washing or are being washed
section - part of a space
shelves - flat surfaces for storage
spoiled - rotted, overripe
store - a business where shoppers buy items
thousands - tens of hundreds
traded - gave something away in exchange for something else
variety - having many different kinds
Spelling - Vowel Digraphs
Cross-Curricular Standards (NM)
S2-B2F-PO2 - Describe the nutrients needed by the human body
S3-B3A-PO1 - Describe how food packaging and preparation extend food life and the safety of foods
S1-B1B - Understand connections among historical events, people, and symbols significant to United States history and cultures
S2-B2E-PO2 - Describe how transportation and communication networks are used in daily life
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