Descriptive (nonfiction), 40 words, Level B (Grade K), Lexile 110L
Aquariums are fun places to visit in order to see and learn about different water animals firsthand. The Aquarium teaches students about animals that can be found in an aquarium with simple and repetitive text. Detailed photographs and the use of high-frequency words support emergent readers. This book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast as well as to identify and use verbs.
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /t/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Tt
Grammar and Mechanics
Verbs : Recognize and use verbs
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use high-frequency word this
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class