Informational (nonfiction), 296 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 520L
Multilevel Book also available in levels F and M
Firefighters are important members of the community. Firefighters gives readers information about these brave heroes, including the types of fires they fight, the equipment they use, and the training they need to become firefighters. Detailed and colorful photographs will keep students engaged with this exciting topic. This book can also be used to teach students how to identify the main idea and details in a text as well as how to summarize information. The book and lesson are also available for levels F and M.
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Literature Circle Resources
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Discriminate Initial Consonant Blend : Discriminate initial consonant sp-blend
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant sp-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Plural Nouns : Recognize and use plural nouns
Synonyms and Antonyms : Identify and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class