Informational (nonfiction), 453 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 560L
Multilevel Book also available in levels F and I
Have you ever wondered why some animals hibernate during the cold winter months? Where do they sleep? How do they survive? Hibernation provides information about animals that hibernate and how they stay alive during the winter months. Amazing pictures bring the text to life and draw young readers into the book. Book and lesson also available at Levels F and I.
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand new information in a nonfiction text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information
Vowel Digraphs : Identify vowel digraphs ee, ea, and ie
Grammar and Mechanics
Common Nouns : Read and identify nouns
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class