Informational (nonfiction), 303 words, Level J (Grade 1), Lexile 540L
Multilevel Book also available in levels M and Q
Sharks describes the physical appearances, eating habits, and attack capabilities of sharks. Although sharks are thought of as killers, most really are not. Some sharks are near extinction and need protection. Book and lesson also available at Levels M and Q.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand informational text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Consonant Digraph Sounds : Discriminate consonant digraph /sh/ sound
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant sh digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Periods : Identify and use periods
Compound Words : Identify and form compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class