Exemplar Text Supports Grade Band K-1

Grade Band K-1

Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
Animal Babies. A list of animal babies and what they are called.
Animal Mothers. A book of animal mothers and the ways they care for their babies.
Are You My Mother? A newly born bird searches for its mother.
Are You My Mother? A little animal looks for its mother.
Are You My Mother? A retelling of the book Are You My Mother?
Eggs. A book of animals that hatch from eggs.
I Love Animals. A list of different animals.
Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel
A List
Friends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Frogs and Toads. A book about the differences and similarities of frogs and toads.
Grocery List. The author creates a grocery list for making a pizza.
My To Do List. A book about what the author plans on doing that day.
The List. A retelling of the story "A List" from Frog and Toad Together.
What Do Frogs Do? A list of things that frogs can do.
The Garden
Friends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Frog's Garden. A book about the silly things Frog does to get his garden to grow.
A Garden. A retelling of the story "The Garden" from Frog and Toad Together.
Garden Flowers. A book about the flowers, birds, and insects that can be found in a garden.
Growing a Garden. A list of fruits and vegetables that are grown in gardens.
To Grow a Sunflower. A book of the items needed to grow a sunflower.
Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookies. A list of ingredients needed to make chocolate chip cookies.
Cookies. A retelling of the story "Cookies" from Frog and Toad Together.
Friends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Just One More. A book about the foods that the author loves to eat.
We Make Cookies. A list of cookies that a person could bake.
Willpower. A book of examples of using willpower, with repeating long sentences.
Dragons and Giants
Bravery. A book of people performing acts of bravery.
Dragons and Giants. A retelling of the story "Dragons and Giants" from Frog and Toad Together.
Dragons Are Cool. A book about dragons.
Fairy Tales. A list of the characteristics of fairy tales.
Frogs and Toads. A book about the differences and similarities of frogs and toads.
What Makes You Afraid? A list of things that typically make people afraid.
The Dream
The Dream. A retelling of the story "The Dream" from Frog and Toad Together.
Dreams. A book about dreams.
Friends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Friends. A book of characteristics of friends.
Friends. A book of ways that friends help each other.
Goals. A book about goals, dreams, and challenges.
I Wish I Were a Star. A list of ways to be famous.
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Suess
Cats. A book about cats and the things they can do or be.
Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham? A retelling of the book Green Eggs and Ham.
Eggs. A list of the different ways eggs can be prepared.
Eggs. A book of different animals that hatch from eggs.
Fun Cats. A descriptive book about cats.
Green Eggs and Ham. A retelling of the story Green Eggs and Ham.
Have You Ever. Rhyming book with objects from the book Green Eggs and Ham.
Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Animal Sounds. A book about the sounds that different animals make.
I Won! A list of competitions a person can win.
Pets. A catalog of different animals that can be pets.
Pests. A book about different creatures that are considered pests.
What's For Lunch?A list of popular foods that can be eaten for lunch.
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
Birthday Soup
Bears. A list of different types of bears.
Birthdays. A book about the characteristics of birthdays.
Little Bear and Friends. A book listing characters in the Little Bear books.
Vegetable Soup. A list of ingredients needed to make vegetable soup.
Who Takes Care of You? A book about how families take care of each other.
What Will Little Bear Wear?
Bears. A list of different types of bears.
I Need a Hat. A book about the different places where a person could get a hat.
It is Cold. What Will You Wear? A book about things a person wears when it is cold outside and the part of the body you wear them on (2 sentences per page).
What Do Mother Bears Do? A book describing how mother bears care for their cubs.
Winter. A book of winter scenes.
Little Bear Goes to the Moon
How Does It Fly? A list of how certain things can fly (2 sentences per page).
Planets in Space. A book listing the planets of our solar system.
Space Travel. A book about things associated with space travel.
What Can Fly? A list of animals that can and can not fly.
Who Takes Care of You? A book about how families take care of each other.
Little Bear's Wish
I Can't Sleep. A book about the things that a person does when they cannot sleep.
I Wish... A book of items the author wishes for.
Ssssh! A list of creatures that sleep.
What Do Mother Bears Do? A book describing how mother bears care for their cubs.
Where Do Animals Sleep? A list of places where different animals sleep.
Owl at Home by Arnold Lobel
The Guest
The Guest. A retelling of the story "The Guest" from Owl at Home.
It is Cold. What Will You Wear? A book about things a person wears when it is cold outside and the part of the body you wear them on (2 sentences per page).
Melt and Freeze. A book of things that melt and freeze in hot and cold environments.
Owls. A list of owl facts.
Winter. A list of things that describe winter (2 words per page).
You're the Guest! A book of things people are allowed to do because they are guests.
Strange Bumps
I Can't Sleep. A book about the things that a person does when they cannot sleep.
Long Ago and Today. A book comparing items that were used in the past to what is used today (2 sentences per page).
Owls. A list of owl facts.
Left and Right. A book that asks the reader to find their left and right side for different body parts.
Strange Bumps. A retelling of the story "Strange Bumps" from Owl at Home.
Where Do Animals Sleep? A list of places where different animals sleep.
Tear-Water Tea
Life. A book of things that people may find annoying.
Owls. A list of owl facts.
Tea. A list of different types of tea.
Tear-Water Tea. A retelling of the story "Tear-Water Tea" from Owl at Home.
Thirsty. A book of things to drink when you are thirsty.
What Makes You Sad? A list of occurrences that make people sad.
Upstairs and Downstairs
Houses. A book of different types of houses.
Owls. A list of owl facts.
Stairs. A list of different types of stairs.
Up and Down. A book of things to look at in the sky and on the ground.
Upstairs, Downstairs. A retelling of the story "Upstairs and Downstairs" from Owl at Home.
What About Home? A book of things the author sometimes does after they return home from school.
The Moon
The Beach. A list of things that can be found at the beach.
Hello, Moon. A book of the phases of the moon and different places to view the moon.
Lonely. A book about what it feels like to be lonely.
Moon Facts. A book of moon facts and phases of the moon.
Owl and the Moon. A retelling of the story "Owl and the Moon" from Owl at Home.
Owls. A list of owl facts.
Pajamas. A book of different types of pajamas.
Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie DePaola
Pets. A catalog of different animals that can be pets.
Keep Trying. Activities that are fun to practice over and over again (2 sentences per page).
Where Does It Come From. A list of common items and where they came from.
Put Me in the Zoo by Robert Lopshire
At the Zoo. A list of animals that can be seen at the zoo.
The Circus. A book of animals and entertainment that can be seen at the circus.
The Colors of a Rainbow. A list of each color of the rainbow in order.
Balloon Rhymes. A book about balloons with rhymes on each page.
What Can You Do? A list of fun things a person can do.