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Informational (nonfiction), 1,927 words, Level Z1 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1120L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Y and Z2
The human brain is an amazing organ. It controls every part of the body, from breathing to writing a symphony. In The Amazing Brain, students will learn how different parts of the brain perform different functions, the methods scientists use to learn more about the body's incredible control center, and most importantly, how to care for their own brains. Students will also have the opportunity to identify the main idea and details as well as to summarize the information from the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels Y and Z2.
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Summarize to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Grammar and Mechanics
Commas : Recognize and understand the use of commas in a series
Roots : Identify and understand root words and their affixes
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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