Informational (nonfiction), 546 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 580L
A Prairie Dog's Life provides information about prairie dogs by describing the adventures of Charlie the prairie dog. The book informs readers about where prairie dogs live, what they look like, and how they respond to danger. The book includes photographs with captions,a diagram, and a map.
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Use the reading strategy of summarizing while reading nonfiction text
Analyze features of nonfiction text
Identify examples of the vowel diphthong ou
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use possessive nouns
Recognize and use homophones
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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