Informational (nonfiction), 728 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 890L
People around the world have been eating bugs for thousands of years-and for good reason! Edible bugs are not only nutritious but they are also a sustainable and planet-friendly food source. Edible Bugs provides readers with information about the nutritional value of various types of bugs and how people in different parts of the globe prepare them. Detailed photographs and a chart help readers better understand the information they read.
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize while reading informational text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information
Vowel Digraphs : Identify vowel digraphs ea, ee, ie
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use hyphenated compound adjectives
Suffixes : Identify and use suffix -ing
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class