Descriptive (nonfiction), 807 words, Level R (Grade 3), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 990L
In this edition of the “Trip on a Latitude Line” series, readers will go on a trip to 25 degrees north and 25 degrees south of the equator--just beyond the tropical zone. Come along and see what the areas in this region have in common, even though they are over three thousand miles apart!
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Guided Reading Lesson
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Use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text
Identify details to compare and contrast
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use parentheses
Determine the syllable division of words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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