Informational (nonfiction), 1,330 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 1080L
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.
More Book Options
Raz-Kids.com eBook Version
Use of Raz-Kids.com eBook Versions requires the purchase of a subscription to Raz-Kids.com or Raz-Plus.com.
Kurzweil 3000 Format
Use of Kurzweil 3000® formatted books requires the purchase of Kurzweil 3000 software at www.kurzweiledu.com.
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