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Informational (nonfiction), 1,473 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1020L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Z1 and Z2
The human brain is an amazing organ. It controls every part of the body, from breathing to writing a symphony. In The Amazing Brain, students will learn how different parts of the brain perform different functions, the methods scientists use to learn more about the body's incredible control center, and most importantly, how to care for their own brains. Students will also have the opportunity to identify the main idea and details as well as to summarize the information from the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z1 and Z2.
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Summarize to understand and recall text
Identify main ideas and details in the text
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and understand the use of commas in a series
Identify and understand root words and their affixes
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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