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Bit the billy goat. ³ And do you know? He never, ever went near that chile patch again. ³This story was mostly about how some people and animals tried to chase a goat out of a chile patch. After Reading Retell the Story: Ask children to draw two pictures: one of the problem and one of the solution. Then invite children to use their pictures to retell the story. Use Copying Master number 7 to prompt children to summarize the story. “This was mostly about . ” Cultural Perspective The chile pepper is grown in hot places around the world.

He filled his wagon and then started back toward his house. Now that the wagon was full, it moved slowly. And the wooden wheels squeaked as they rolled along— Aii, aii, aii . . Tseeneh, tseeneh, tseeneh . . Aii, aii, aii . . Tseeneh, tseeneh, tseeneh . . ¹I think the words that tell the wagon’s sounds are important because they give me an idea of what the wagon’s “song” sounds like. I can really hear the wagon’s song when I read those words. ¹ Black Beetle Old Man walked until he got close to the little hill below his house.

How could you possibly be faster than me? I can run as fast as the wind. You crawl along so slowly it is hard to tell if you are moving at all. Quicker than me? ] ¹Rabbits can run very fast. I think that the rabbit will win the race since he moves fast and the turtle moves slowly. ¹ The race was set for the next day. Everyone turned out to see the race between the fast rabbit and the slow turtle. The fox counted down for the start of the race. ” With a bound the rabbit speedily fled out of sight.

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