Informational (nonfiction), 42 words, Level B (Grade K), Lexile 50L
The Gobi Desert is an amazing place in Asia that is home to many different types of animals. Gobi Desert Animals shows readers some of the fascinating animals that live there. Emergent readers will be able to use their knowledge of high-frequency words as well as picture clues and patterned text to help navigate their way through the book. Students will also have the opportunity to connect to prior knowledge as well as dig deep into the text to determine the author's purpose.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Determine authorís purpose
Discriminate initial consonant /g/ sound
Identify initial consonant Gg
Grammar and Mechanics
Capitalize the beginnings of sentences
Identify and use the high-frequency words in, live, and many
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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