Arrecifes de coral
Les récifs de corail
Persuasive (nonfiction), 910 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 890
Multilevel Book also available in levels N and U
Coral Reefs teaches readers about these huge ocean communities that are home to millions of animals and sea plants. Readers are invited to explore the diverse but fragile world of coral reefs while also learning about why these unique ecosystems need protection. Vivid photographs will keep students engaged during the lesson. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine cause-and-effect relationships as well as to ask and answer questions to better understand the text.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Literature Circle Resources
Close Read Passages
bleaching, carbon dioxide, coral reefs, dissolve, erosion, fragile, skeleton, tropical, tsunami
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of asking and answering questions to understand text
Cause and Effect : Identify cause-and-effect relationships
Grammar and Mechanics
Plural Nouns : Recognize and use plural nouns
Alphabetical Order : Arrange words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class