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Classic (fiction), 3,042 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1000L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z and Z2
In this excerpt from the classic novel by Daniel Defoe, English sailor Robinson Crusoe must survive on a deserted island using his wits and skills. He struggles to procure supplies from his old ship and works hard to make himself a safe home. The selection has been edited to match the reading level and is accompanied by illustrations. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z and Z2.
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Retell to understand text
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify past, present, and future tenses
Identify and use position words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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