Informational (nonfiction), 564 words, Level M (Grade 2), Lexile 920L
Multilevel Book also available in levels J and P
Have you ever experienced a tornado? What would you do if you were in a tornado? Tornadoes provides students a comprehensive look at this amazing force. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine cause and effect relationships and the inflectional ending -ing. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and P.
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atmosphere, damage, funnel, moist, strike, tornadoes
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Cause and Effect : Determine cause-and-effect relationships
Blends : Identify initial consonant th-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Inflectional Endings : Identify Inflectional ending -ing
Prepositions : Identify and use prepositions
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class