Informational (nonfiction), 137 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 430L
Mummies can be found all over the world. Where they have been found and how they are preserved has fascinated scientists and people for years. Amazing Mummies allows students to investigate the different ways that mummies have been preserved over the years. The book can also be used to help students compare and contrast information and understand the proper use of past-tense verbs.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast key points from text
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant th- digraphs
Consonant Digraphs : Identify initial consonant th- digraphs
Grammar and Mechanics
Past-Tense Verbs : Recognize and use past-tense verbs
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word have
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class