Exemplar Text Supports Grade Band K-1

Grade Band K-1

Are You My Mother? by P. D. Eastman
Animal BabiesAnimal Babies. A list of animal babies and what they are called.
Animal MothersAnimal Mothers. A book of animal mothers and the ways they care for their babies.
are you my mother book coverAre You My Mother? A newly born bird searches for its mother.
are you my mother book coverAre You My Mother? A little animal looks for its mother.
Are you my mother?Are You My Mother? A retelling of the book Are You My Mother?
EggsEggs. A book of animals that hatch from eggs.
I love animalsI Love Animals. A list of different animals.
Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel
A List
Friends Book CoverFriends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Frog and Toads Book CoverFrogs and Toads. A book about the differences and similarities of frogs and toads.
Grocery List Book CoverGrocery List. The author creates a grocery list for making a pizza.
My To Do List Book CoverMy To Do List. A book about what the author plans on doing that day.
the list book coverThe List. A retelling of the story "A List" from Frog and Toad Together.
What Do Frogs Do? Book CoverWhat Do Frogs Do? A list of things that frogs can do.
The Garden
Friends Book CoverFriends. 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 book coverA Garden. A retelling of the story "The Garden" from Frog and Toad Together.
Garden Flowers Book CoverGarden Flowers. A book about the flowers, birds, and insects that can be found in a garden.
 Growing a Garden Book Cover Growing a Garden. A list of fruits and vegetables that are grown in gardens.
How to grow a sunflowerTo Grow a Sunflower. A book of the items needed to grow a sunflower.
Cookies
Chocolate Chip Cookies Book CoverChocolate Chip Cookies. A list of ingredients needed to make chocolate chip cookies.
cookies book coverCookies. A retelling of the story "Cookies" from Frog and Toad Together.
Friends Book CoverFriends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Just One More Book CoverJust One More. A book about the foods that the author loves to eat.
We make cookiesWe Make Cookies. A list of cookies that a person could bake.
Willpower Book CoverWillpower. A book of examples of using willpower, with repeating long sentences.
Dragons and Giants
braveryBravery. A book of people performing acts of bravery.
dragons and giants book coverDragons and Giants. A retelling of the story "Dragons and Giants" from Frog and Toad Together.
Dragons are coolDragons Are Cool. A book about dragons.
Fairy Tales Book CoverFairy Tales. A list of the characteristics of fairy tales.
Frogs and Toads Book CoverFrogs and Toads. A book about the differences and similarities of frogs and toads.
What Makes You Afraid? Book CoverWhat Makes You Afraid? A list of things that typically make people afraid.
The Dream
the dream book coverThe Dream. A retelling of the story "The Dream" from Frog and Toad Together.
The Dream Book CoverDreams. A book about dreams.
friends book coverFriends. A list of ways friends help each other.
Friends Book CoverFriends. A book of characteristics of friends.
Friends. A book of ways that friends help each other.
Goals Book CoverGoals. A book about goals, dreams, and challenges.
I Wish I Were a Star Book CoverI Wish I Were a Star. A list of ways to be famous.
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Suess
Cats Book Cover Cats. A book about cats and the things they can do or be.
Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham Book CoverDo You Like Green Eggs and Ham? A retelling of the book Green Eggs and Ham.
EggsEggs. A list of the different ways eggs can be prepared.
EggsEggs. A book of different animals that hatch from eggs.
Fun CatsFun Cats. A descriptive book about cats.
Green Eggs and Ham Book coverGreen Eggs and Ham. A retelling of the story Green Eggs and Ham.
Have You Ever?Have You Ever. Rhyming book with objects from the book Green Eggs and Ham.
Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
Animal Sounds Book CoverAnimal Sounds. A book about the sounds that different animals make.
I Won Book CoverI Won! A list of competitions a person can win.
Pets Book CoverPets. A catalog of different animals that can be pets.
Pests Book CoverPests. A book about different creatures that are considered pests.
What's For Lunch?Book cover for What's for lunch? A list of popular foods that can be eaten for lunch.
Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
Birthday Soup
Bears Book CoverBears. A list of different types of bears.
Birthdays Book CoverBirthdays. A book about the characteristics of birthdays.
Little Bear and Friends Book CoverLittle Bear and Friends. A book listing characters in the Little Bear books.
Vegetable Soup book CoverVegetable Soup. A list of ingredients needed to make vegetable soup.
Who Takes Care of You? Book CoverWho Takes Care of You? A book about how families take care of each other.
What Will Little Bear Wear?
Bears Book CoverBears. A list of different types of bears.
I Need a Hat Book CoverI Need a Hat. A book about the different places where a person could get a hat.
It Is Cold Book CoverIt 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? book coverWhat Do Mother Bears Do? A book describing how mother bears care for their cubs.
Winter book coverWinter. A book of winter scenes.
Little Bear Goes to the Moon
How does it fly book coverHow Does It Fly? A list of how certain things can fly (2 sentences per page).
Planets in space book coverPlanets in Space. A book listing the planets of our solar system.
Space travel book coverSpace Travel. A book about things associated with space travel.
What can fly book coverWhat Can Fly? A list of animals that can and can not fly.
Who takes care of you book coverWho Takes Care of You? A book about how families take care of each other.
Little Bear's Wish
I can't sleep book coverI Can't Sleep. A book about the things that a person does when they cannot sleep.
I wish book coverI Wish... A book of items the author wishes for.
Sssh book coverSsssh! A list of creatures that sleep.
What do mother bears do book coverWhat Do Mother Bears Do? A book describing how mother bears care for their cubs.
Where do animals sleep book coverWhere Do Animals Sleep? A list of places where different animals sleep.
Owl at Home by Arnold Lobel
The Guest
the guest book coverThe Guest. A retelling of the story "The Guest" from Owl at Home.
It is cold book coverIt 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 book coverMelt and Freeze. A book of things that melt and freeze in hot and cold environments.
Owls book coverOwls. A list of owl facts.
Winter book coverWinter. A list of things that describe winter (2 words per page).
You're the guest book coverYou're the Guest! A book of things people are allowed to do because they are guests.
Strange Bumps
I can't sleep book coverI Can't Sleep. A book about the things that a person does when they cannot sleep.
Long ago and today book coverLong Ago and Today. A book comparing items that were used in the past to what is used today (2 sentences per page).
Owls book coverOwls. A list of owl facts.
Right and left book coverLeft and Right. A book that asks the reader to find their left and right side for different body parts.
strange bumps book coverStrange Bumps. A retelling of the story "Strange Bumps" from Owl at Home.
Where do animals sleep book coverWhere Do Animals Sleep? A list of places where different animals sleep.
Tear-Water Tea
Life book coverLife. A book of things that people may find annoying.
Owls book coverOwls. A list of owl facts.
Tea book coverTea. A list of different types of tea.
tear-water tea book coverTear-Water Tea. A retelling of the story "Tear-Water Tea" from Owl at Home.
Thirsty book coverThirsty. A book of things to drink when you are thirsty.
What makes you sad book coverWhat Makes You Sad? A list of occurrences that make people sad.
Upstairs and Downstairs
Houses book coverHouses. A book of different types of houses.
Owls book coverOwls. A list of owl facts.
Stairs book coverStairs. A list of different types of stairs.
Up and down book coverUp and Down. A book of things to look at in the sky and on the ground.
upstairs, downstairs book coverUpstairs, Downstairs. A retelling of the story "Upstairs and Downstairs" from Owl at Home.
What about home book coverWhat About Home? A book of things the author sometimes does after they return home from school.
The Moon
The beach book coverThe Beach. A list of things that can be found at the beach.
Hello moon book coverHello, Moon. A book of the phases of the moon and different places to view the moon.
Lonely book coverLonely. A book about what it feels like to be lonely.
Moon facts book coverMoon Facts. A book of moon facts and phases of the moon.
owl and the moon book coverOwl and the Moon. A retelling of the story "Owl and the Moon" from Owl at Home.
Owls book coverOwls. A list of owl facts.
Pajamas book coverPajamas. A book of different types of pajamas.
Pancakes for Breakfast by Tomie DePaola
Breakfast. A book about the many things the author enjoys eating for breakfast.
Let's Make Pancakes! A list of the ingredients needed to make pancakes.
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.