Informational (nonfiction), 272 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 490L
Many people all over the world speak two languages. They are bilingual. In Being Bilingual, readers meet children from different cultures and learn their names and the languages they speak. A pronunciation guide, glossary, and table of contents are included to support readers.
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of connecting to prior knowledge to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information
Long Vowel Sounds : Discriminate long /e/ vowel sound
Vowel Digraphs : Identify and read long /e/ vowel digraph ea
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns
Foreign Vocabulary : Recognize foreign words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class