Informational (nonfiction), 84 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 150L
Known as the "wolves of the sea," orcas are beautiful and powerful animals with a reputation for being excellent hunters. All About Orcas provides students an introduction to these ocean creatures through repetitive text and striking photographs. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing and the proper use of antonyms.
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Ask and answer questions to understand text
Determine an authorís purpose for writing
Discriminate short vowel /i/ sound
Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use simple subjects
Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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