Informational (nonfiction), 62 words, Level C (Grade K), Lexile 150L
Turn trash into treasure! New Again explores how children can transform used household objects into new art projects. Photographs illustrate the creative transformations, such as a bucket becoming drum and a water bottle becoming sprinkler. The book offers the opportunity to teach about main idea and details and declarative sentences.
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Short Vowel Sounds : Discriminate short vowel /u/ sound
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel u
Grammar and Mechanics
Declarative Sentences : Recognize and use declarative sentences
Compound Words : Define and use compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class