Descubrimientos de animales
Informational (nonfiction), 949 words, Level R (Grade 3), Lexile 870L
Multilevel Book also available in levels O and U
Scientists still discover hundreds of new animal species every year. Animal Discoveries reveals some fascinating recently discovered species from locations around the world. Brilliant photographs showcase these amazing and unusual animals, and charts and maps help expand upon information in the text. The book teaches students about valuing and protecting species new and old while also presenting the opportunity to teach author's purpose and prepositional phrases. Book and lesson are also available for Levels O and U.
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine authorís purpose
Grammar and Mechanics
Prepositional Phrases : Identify and use prepositional phrases
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class