Informational (nonfiction), 283 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 590L
Students will enjoy reading about some of the many ways that extreme insects protect themselves in this descriptive, informational book. As they learn about insect attributes, such as size, color, and weaponry, students will discover how insects can keep from becoming food themselves.
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many, these, this
caterpillar, extreme, poison, protect, traits, weapons
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of summarizing to understand and remember information in nonfiction text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main ideas and details
Medial Sound : Manipulate initial sounds
Variant Vowels : Understand and recognize r-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Commas : Identify commas used to separate items in a list
Synonyms : Understand and match synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class
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