Informational (nonfiction), 2,104 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1130L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z and Z1
The Olympic Games are considered the ultimate goal in competitive athletics, and many people devote years of their lives to becoming Olympic competitors. But what about athletes who are disabled? Adaptive Athletes provides students a comprehensive look at the history-and future-of the Paralympic Games. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine main idea and details and the correct use of proper nouns that name places. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z and Z1.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Use the reading strategy of summarizing to understand text
Identify main idea and supporting details in text
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use proper nouns that name places
Identify and understand the use of synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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