Informational (nonfiction), 1,342 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 700L
Extreme Animals introduces readers to some fascinating members of the animal kingdom. These animals aren't your usual variety. Read to discover which fish can climb a tree and which creature tastes food with its feet! Amazing information is conveyed both through explicit text and entertaining, and clever illustrations. Book and lesson also available at Levels K and N.
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize while reading to understand new information in a nonfiction text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details in the text
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Identify comparative and superlative adjectives
Synonyms : Understand and identify synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class