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Biography (nonfiction), 292 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 500L
Throughout his life, Thomas Edison created over one thousand inventions, some of which are still used today. Edison's Inventions introduces students to some of Edison's most famous inventions and explains why he is an important figure in history. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose and to effectively ask and answer questions.
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Author's Purpose : Determine author’s purpose
Initial and Final Consonants : Discriminate initial and final consonant /st/ sound
Consonant Blends : Identify initial and final consonant st-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use nouns
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
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