Spring is in the air and Blue Jay has some exciting news! What could it be? Read the story to find out!

In the Meadow – Lesson 19

I can  read the story, “Blue Jay.”

Objective: To fluently read the story, Blue Jay. (RF.K.4)

Materials: Blue Jay (Set 16, Book 5)

Procedures: Discuss the cover of the book. Ask questions such as: What is the title of this story? Where does this story take place? What kind of bird is this story about? Describe the blue jay. Turn to the inside front cover to read and discuss the vocabulary words. Then have your child read the book. As your child reads, discuss the illustrations, characters and plot. Have your child respond to the story by making comparisons and predictions.

Conclusion: After reading the story, discuss the comprehension questions at the end of the book and ask your child to retell the story. For further practice, download the FREE printable activity sheet for this book from our website.