City Green Extension Activities
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2
About this book
Grade Level Equivalent: 3.1
Lexile Measure: 480L
Guided Reading Level: L
Age: Age 6, Age 7, Age 5
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Subject: Habitats and Ecosystems, City Life, Neighborhood Life
Build Story Background
Discuss gardens with children.
- Have children describe things that might grow in a garden.
- Have children close their eyes and imagine a garden. Ask them to picture the colors and pretend they can smell the plants and flowers that grow there.
- Have children draw a picture of the garden they imagined.
Write to Read
- When completed, have children write a sentence about their picture using one or more of the story words.