Informational (nonfiction), 66 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 290L
Comparing numbers using groups and numerals are important math skills for young students. In Greater Than, students will learn how to compare numbers by counting vegetables from a garden. The book can also be used to teach students how to compare and contrast and how to properly use comparative adjectives in sentences. It can also be used in conjunction with math lessons to reinforce reading as an element of math.
Read and Color Books
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
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast items in a text
Initial Blends : Discriminate initial consonant gr-blend
Consonants : Identify initial consonant gr-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Comparative Adjectives : Recognize and use comparative adjectives
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word there
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class