Informational (nonfiction), 2,167 words, Level V (Grade 4), Lexile 1000L
Insects are everywhere on our planet, and many are so small that we don't notice them. Not these insects! Come along on a trip around the world to the homes of some of the largest insects on Earth. Find out their relative sizes, their habits, and where they live. Vibrant photographs enhance the text.
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Grammar and Mechanics
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Compound Words : Identify and create closed compound words
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