Informational (nonfiction), 720 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 780L
Blue jeans are as American as it gets, but do you know who invented them, how they became fashionable, or how they are made? The Story of Jeans answers these questions, taking the reader from the San Francisco Gold Rush to modern-day closets.
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Connect to prior knowledge to understand nonfiction text
Identify main idea and details in nonfiction text
Identify vowel digraph ea
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use commas in a series
Identify compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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