Informational (nonfiction), 658 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 660L
Multilevel Book also available in levels I and L
Dragonflies are insects. They live near water, are agile fliers, and can be found around the world. Dragonflies! provides students a comprehensive look at these amazing insects. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing and the proper use of plural nouns. The book and lesson are also available for levels I and L.
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gills, habitat, hover, independently, insects, life cycle, pairs, prey, shed
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine author’s purpose
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant sh digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Plural Nouns : Identify and use plural nouns
Onomatopoeia : Recognize and use onomatopoeia
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class