Informational (nonfiction), 877 words, Level Q (Grade 3), Lexile 950L
When you throw trash away, where does it go? Where is “away”? Most trash goes to landfills. This book explains what landfills are and how they operate. Students will also learn why trash is a threat to the environment and why getting rid of it is becoming expensive. Diagrams and photographs support this informative text.
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Summarize to understand text
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify how the suffix -ion changes the meaning of words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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