Informational (nonfiction), 1,527 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 970L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z1 and Z2
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 Z1 and Z2.
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Close Read Passages
ability, adaptive, amputated, competitive, disability, mobility, paraplegia, prestigious, prosthetic, rehabilitate, striving, venues
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and supporting details in text
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns that name places
Synonyms : Identify and use synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class