Informational (nonfiction), 109 words, Level F (Grade 1), Lexile 370L
Modern-day tunnels are quite extraordinary in their ability to move people and cargo quickly through mountains, underground, and even underwater. Tunnels provides students with a comprehensive look at various types of tunnels and their many benefits. The book can also be used to teach students how to visualize while reading and to accurately identify cause-and-effect relationships.
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Cause and Effect : Determine cause-and-effect relationships
Initial and Final Consonants : Discriminate initial and final consonant Pp
Consonants : Identify initial and final consonant Pp
Grammar and Mechanics
Simple Predicates : Recognize and use simple predicates
Concept Words : Identify and use position words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class