Fantasy (fiction), 1,298 words, Level U (Grade 4), Fiction Series, Lexile 800L
In the next installment of the Hollow Kids series, Sarah and Jake find themselves in a strange place. They can't find Odie or Qynn, and they don't know where they are. Their best option is to go toward the lights in the distance. The Village continues the adventures of these familiar characters while providing opportunities for students to practice analyzing character and using coordinate adjectives.
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appendage, ascend, clambers, engulfed, illuminates, inexhaustible, hearth, menacing, persistent, quaint, scorching, viable
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Teach the Objectives
Use retelling to understand and remember a story
Analyze Setting : Analyze character traits using textual evidence
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use coordinate adjectives
Onomatopoeia : Identify and use onomatopoeia
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class