In I Am a Drummer, schoolchildren will read about Sam, a young drummer, and all the different ways he plays the drums. This title features clear photography, bright colors, and contains a lot of noisy words that are fun to read aloud. This 32-word book has discussion questions at the back to encourage reading comprehension.
Subject: Physical Science
Comprehension Skill/Strategy: Make Inferences
Diagnostic Reading Assessment (DRA/EDL): 6
Guided Reading Level: D
Lexile Level: 6
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