Informational (nonfiction), 58 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 250L
Because You Recycle focuses on the new items that can be made from recycled materials. Students will be amazed to learn that old materials can be turned into useful new items. Repetitive sentence structure and detailed photographs accompany the text. These items will provide support for beginning readers. Students can also use the book to learn about determining author's purpose and identifying simple subjects.
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Ask and answer questions to understand text
Determine author’s purpose
Discriminate initial consonant pl- and gl-blends
Identify initial consonant pl- and gl-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use simple subjects
Identify and use the high-frequency word you
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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