Informational (nonfiction), 836 words, Level P (Grade 2), Lexile 870L
When the United States government needed a secret code to transmit messages during World War II, they chose a language that people from no other country would understand: Navajo. Code Talkers highlights the man who first proposed using the Navajo language, how the military developed the code, and the Navajo soldiers who bravely volunteered to serve their country. Photographs, maps, and charts support the text. Book and lesson are also available for Levels S and V.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Problem and Solution : Discern problems and corresponding solutions
Vowel Digraphs : Identify vowel digraphs ea
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Identify names of people as proper nouns
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
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or whole class