Informational (nonfiction), 1,109 words, Level O (Grade 2)
Whales is about the many different kinds of whales and the locations in which they are found during various times of the year. It also delves into the characteristics of whales and their behavior. Finally, it explains how Earth's whale population is threatened.
Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of visualizing
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details in text
Grammar and Mechanics
Compound Words : Recognize and form compound words
Digraphs : Understand the wh digraph