Day One Day Two Day Three Day Four Day Five Little Panda Word Work Phonics Lesson High Frequency Words Additional Resources
Question of the Day How does a panda change in its first year of life?
Compare and Contrast • When we tell how things are alike and different, we are comparing and contrasting.
Let’s Write Verbs Nat sings. He mops the floor.
Question of the Day What did the panda look like when she was a baby?
Shared Reading • Pages 4–5 What does the mother panda look like? Can you find the baby panda?Where was the baby panda born? • Pages 6–7 How is the little panda beginning to look like her mother? Who takes care of the baby panda? • Pages 8–9 What are the men doing? Why do you think they measure the little panda?
Shared Reading • Pages 10–11 What new things can the little panda do? What else does she want to learn to do? • Pages 12–13 What happens when the little panda turns 100 days old? What does Hua Mei mean? • Pages 14–15 What does the curious little panda want to explore? What else do you think she will do or explore?
Shared Reading • Pages 16–17 What is the little panda doing here? What causes the little panda to flip upside down? • Pages 18–19 What did the little panda play with? Which toy do you think the panda likes best? • Pages 20–21 What does the little panda have in her playground? How is her playground different from your playground?
Shared Reading • Pages 22–23 What is in the pool? Why do you think the little panda likes the cool water? • Pages 24–25 What is BaiYun eating? How are the little panda and her mother different?Why are pandas called bamboo bears? Pages 26–27 What is the little panda doing? What do you think she is thinking?
Shared Reading • Pages 28–29 What game do the little panda and her mother like to play? How is the mama panda like your mom? • Pages 30–31 Hua Mei is one year old now. How are she and her mother alike?
Compare and Contrast • The little panda is growing quickly. The little panda is bigger now, and she has patches of dark skin that will soon become fur. How is the little panda beginning to look like her mother?
Let’s Write Verbs • Action words are called verbs. • Act out these verbs: dance, walk, sit, stand, clap, and hop.
Question of the Day How is a baby panda different from its mother?