Informational (nonfiction), 2,083 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1150L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z and Z1
Have you ever dreamed of traveling to space? That dream is now accessible to more people than it's ever been. Private Spaceships describes the recent shift toward a new era of private space flight. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing and the proper use of adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z and Z1.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Close Read Passages
aeronautics, capsule, commercial, docking, entrepreneurs, forerunner, inflatable, mission, orbit, re-entry, robotic, spacecraft
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Teach the Objectives
Use the reading strategy of asking and answering questions to understand text
Author's Purpose : Identify the author's purpose
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Identify and use adjectives and the nouns they describe
Concept Words : Read and understand number words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class