Informational (nonfiction), 259 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 530L
In Washington, D.C., on the National Mall, stands a tall, white monument built to honor our first president, George Washington. Readers will learn many interesting facts about the inside and outside of this famous landmark. Engaging photographs and captions support the text. Use this book to give students the opportunity to visualize as well as to determine the author's purpose.
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Guided Reading Lesson
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Use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text
Determine authorís purpose
Identify short vowel o
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use past-tense verbs
Recognize the suffix -ed and understand the formation of past-tense verbs
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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