Informational (nonfiction), 1,330 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 1080L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Q and T
Puffins are unusual and fascinating birds that have captured people's imaginations. Nicknamed "clowns of the sea," these skillful birds are well known for their unmistakably distinct appearance. Students will enjoy detailed photographs that support the text. The book can also be used to teach students about asking and answering questions and discerning fact or opinion. The book and lesson are also available for levels Q and T.
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antics, breeding season, burrow, climate change, coastal, colonies, demeanor, fledges, gait, incubated, plumage, tufted
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Fact or Opinion : Identify fact or opinion
Grammar and Mechanics
Contractions : Recognize and use contractions
Synonyms and Antonyms : Understand and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class