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Informational (nonfiction), 1,550 words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile 630L
What's in a Name? is a study of the origin of names. The book provides a factual account of how many first and last names came into usage. Using the names of a third-grade class, the book delves into the history of names and how they have changed over the years.
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Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Grammar and Mechanics
Parentheses : Understand the purpose of parentheses in informational text
Content Vocabulary : Recognize and use content vocabulary
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