3. About the Author John Steptoe started his writing and illustrating career shortly after high school.
He used a story about his childhood that he began to write when he was only sixteen. This story became a book called Stevie.
One of his most famous books is Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters (AR Level 4.3, 0.5 points) . I bet some of you have read it already!
8. Prior Knowledge What is PRIOR KNOWLEDGE and why is it important?
Tell me what you know about dogs?
Dogs can bark. Some dogs might bite.
That is an example of PRIOR KNOWLEDGE. Facts that you already know. Facts or experiences you have had that will help you understand the story.
9. Prior Knowledge Remember in “Gloria Who Might Be My Best Friend”, Julian wondered if Gloria could be her friend.
Remember in “Angel Child, Dragon Child”, Ut and Raymond did not like each other at first.
As you read “Stevie”, think about how this relationship is different than in the previous two selections (stories).
13. Vocabulary Quiz C
14. Learning Targets
18. Learning Targets
19. Read and take an AR Test! (Level 2.7, 0.5 points)
20. Read and take an AR Test! (Level 4.3, 0.5 points)