Informational (nonfiction), 950 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 1000L
Students may know that chopsticks and China go hand in hand. But do they know that China is one of the biggest countries in the world? Or that its symbol is the giant panda? These are but a few of the fascinating facts included in this informative book. Photographs enhance the text about this culture.
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Ask and answer questions to understand informational text
Identify a main idea and details for each section
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize what is being described when comparative and superlative adjectives are used and be able to use them
Understand and write a variety of number words from text
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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