Sam's Secret
Story Characters - Advantage Format

Tom                                                                                    14% of Story
Stage 1- Early Reader

I am Tom. I am 4. I like jets. My dog is Sam. I love him.

Sam                                                                                     23% of Story
Stage 2- Beginning Reader

I am Tom's best friend. I am still a puppy, and I like to run on the beach. I have a secret. Do you want to know what it is?

Mom                                                                                    36% of Story
Stage 3- Transitional Reader

The beach is also my favorite place be to be on the weekend. I like to rest, read books, and lie in the sun. Doesn't that sound like fun?

Narrator                                                                          27% of Story
Stage 4- Intermediate Reader

As the narrator, I am the master storyteller! It's up to me to keep the story alive and interesting with each exciting detail. So, I must read everything with expression and excitement!