Informational (nonfiction), 1,633 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1100L
The Lewis and Clark expedition, also known as the Corps of Discovery expedition, was the challenging journey to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory by a team of explorers, including a young Native teenager. Sacagawea and the Corps of Discovery provides readers with information about Sacagawea's roots, her involvement in the expedition, and her life after the expedition. The book can also be used to teach students the elements of a biography and how to classify names of people as proper nouns.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Elements of a Biography : Identify elements of a biography
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Classify names of people as proper nouns
Syllable Patterns : Identify syllable patterns
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class