Informational (nonfiction), 1,933 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1090L
Multilevel Book also available in levels X and Z2
Celebrated as one of the modern wonders of the world, the Panama Canal forever changed trade and travel in the Americas. The Panama Canal provides students a look at the obstacles and triumph in completing this engineering feat. The book can also be used to teach students how to understand cause-and-effect relationships and the proper use of prepositional phrases. The book and lesson are also available for levels X and Z1.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Summarize to understand text
Understand cause-and-effect relationships
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use prepositional phrases
Identify and understand synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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