Humorous (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile 480
When his parents are lost on a boating trip, a young elephant is left alone. Uncle Elephant steps in and takes his nephew home for a fun-filled visit until the parents eventually return. Author Arnold Lobel spins an affectionate tale that young readers will enjoy.
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By Arnold Lobel
Trade Book Lesson
Use the reading strategy of retelling to better understand the story
Identify cause-and-effect relationships
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use quotation marks
Recognize and use number words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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