El concurso sobre el océano
Folktale (fiction), 2,989 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 920L
Maggie and her best friend, Caroline, have been picked to join the team that will represent their school at the annual Kid Quiz Bowl. As they research the topic of oceans, Tad, the school know-it-all, acts as though he doesn't even need to study. But when the pressure is on at the quiz bowl, Tad sings a very different tune.
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abyssal, bathyscaphe, cakewalk, intimidating, ironic, plumes, podium, seamounts, sediment, sloughed, submerge, sullenly, theoretically, transparent, trenches
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Use the reading strategy of making, revising, and confirming predictions before and during reading
Analyze Character : Analyze characters
Grammar and Mechanics
Quotation Marks : Understand quotation marks and punctuation in interrupted dialogue
Verbs : Understand and use strong action verbs
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class