Informational (nonfiction), 48 words, Level B (Grade K), Lexile BR40L
My Brain explains how our brains are needed to do the simplest tasks, from talking to sleeping! Repetitive sentences and high-frequency words support early emergent readers, while the detailed photographs enhance the text. This book can also be used to teach students how to determine the main idea and supporting details in a text as well as to properly use verbs in sentences.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details in a text
Initial Blends : Discriminate initial consonant br-blend
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant br-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word use
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class