This Headline Story prompts children to look for a pattern and figure out what to say based on that pattern. Read the story aloud and ask, “What can you say or ask about this story? What can you figure out or predict based on the first part of the story?” Then model a prediction based on that pattern.
On Sunday, my piggy bank was empty. On Monday, I put in 1 penny. On Tuesday, I put in 2 pennies. On Wednesday, I put in 3 pennies.