Descriptive (nonfiction), 138 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 510L
Bridges can move in many ways to allow for the safe passage of ships. They can move up and down, tilt sideways, and even fold up like an accordion! Moving Bridges introduces students to the ingenious designs behind these bridges that can be found throughout the world. This book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast as well as to ask and answer questions to better understand the text.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast ideas
Short Vowel Sounds : Discriminate short vowel /i/ sound
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency words have, many, some
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class