Informational (nonfiction), 145 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 380L
In Animal Dads, students will learn about the creative ways different dads take care of their babies. Some dads feed their young, some dads protect their young, and some even clean their young. This book provides the opportunity to teach students how to identify the main idea and details and to visualize different animal dads with their young.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /h/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Hh
Grammar and Mechanics
Present-Tense Verbs : Recognize and use present-tense verbs
Alphabetical Order : Alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class