Fuzzy Baseball Level Guide

Category: Fiction
Guided Reading Level: R
Grade Level Equivalent: 4
Interest Level by Grade: 3-8
Educational Description: Fuzzy Baseball series, graphic novel, animal fantasy, Story elements: setting: baseball field, plot and character development; baseball teams, detailed illustrations enhance meaning and tone, humorous tone, figurative language: play on words, nuances in word meanings, Comprehension strategies: identifying literal from non-literal word meaning, alliteration, Comprehension strategies: Compare and contrast real events with fictional story, sequence events, making inferences, drawing conclusions, Themes: baseball, competition, sportsmanship, team work