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Updated: Feb 13

The parent/teacher and child will:
  1. Read Mistake’s story of the month 'MUSICAL FRIENDS'. (PreK-2 read aloud with a parent. 3-5 silent read independently).

  2. Have the child identify the main idea of the story (tell it in their own words).

  3. Have your child share about how music makes them feel.

  4. Ask your child what are some ways they like to express themselves in music.

  5. Discuss the vocabulary words on the next page with your child.

  6. Have your child re-tell the definitions of the vocab words in their own words.


  1. Shrugged – raising and drawing in the shoulders.

  2. Meadow – an open field of grass growing wild.

  3. Cautious – careful.

  4. Startle – to alarm suddenly; surprise, scare.

  5. Shivering – shaking.

  6. Squirting – shooting out liquid in a thin jet or spray.

  7. Examining – looking closely and carefully.

  8. Eager – want very much.

  9. Murmur – a soft sound.

  10. frowned – a wrinkling of the face that shows anger, unhappiness, or confusion.



Identifying personal, cultural, and linguistic assets

Identifying one’s emotions

Linking feelings, values, and thoughts

Having a growth mindset

Social Awareness:

Taking others’ perspectives

Recognizing strengths in others

Demonstrating empathy and compassion

Understanding and expressing gratitude

Recognizing situational demands & opportunities

Responsible Decision-Making:

Demonstrating curiosity & open-mindedness

Identifying solutions for problems

Learning to make a reasoned judgment after analyzing information, data, facts

Anticipating and evaluating the consequences of one’s actions

Recognizing how critical thinking skills are useful both inside & outside of school


Managing one’s emotions

Exhibiting self-discipline and self-motivation

Showing the courage to take initiative

Relationship Skills:

Communicating effectively

Seeking or offering support & help when needed



Reading grade-appropriate texts independently


Using appropriate fluency when reading grade-level text.


(G) Evaluating details to determine what is most important with adult assistance.

(H) Synthesizing information to create new understanding with adult assistance.

Response Skills:

(D) Retelling texts in ways that maintain meaning.

(F) Responding using newly acquired vocabulary.


(A) dictating or composing literary texts.

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