Informational (nonfiction), 493 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 550L
Multilevel Book also available in levels J and Q
Sharks describes the physical appearances, eating habits, and attack capabilities of sharks. Although sharks are thought of as dangerous killers, only a small percentage actually are. Book and lesson also available at Levels J and Q.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand informational text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
R-Controlled Vowels : Identify r-controlled vowel ar
Grammar and Mechanics
Periods : Identify and use periods
Compound Words : Identify and form compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class