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Informational (nonfiction), 2,423 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1050L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z and Z2
King Tut was just nine years old when he took the Egyptian throne in 1334 BC. Who was this young king? Why did he die suddenly at only nineteen? The Mystery of King Tut provides students a comprehensive look at Tut's homeland, his family, his friends and enemies, his tomb, and his mummified body. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify main ideas and details and complex sentences. The books and lesson are available for levels Z and Z2.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Summarize to better understand the text
Identify main idea and supporting details
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use complex sentences
Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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