Informational (nonfiction), 398 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 560L
Multilevel Book also available in level H
Some plants and animals rely on their odor as a means of survival. Nature Stinks! is both an informational and an entertaining look at the strange antics of these smelly creatures. Detailed photographs and captions support in-depth student learning. The book can also be used to reinforce the skills of comparing and contrasting as well as asking and answering questions. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and N.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information in a text
Open Vowels : Identify open vowel y
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class