Informational (nonfiction), 747 words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile 770L
The Steam Engine will take you on a ride through history to introduce you to one of the world's most important inventions. You will learn how a steam engine works, who invented the early ones, and how steam engines changed the way people and goods were transported. Find out why steam engines have mostly been replaced in modern times, as well as ways that steam is still being used in today's world. Colorful photographs support the text.
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Use the reading strategy of summarizing while reading
Identify main idea and details
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use subject and predicate
Identify and understand syllable patterns
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
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