Informational (nonfiction), 421 words, Level K (Grade 2), Lexile 560L
Multilevel Book also available in level H
Most of Earth's surface is covered with water. Plants, animals, and humans are dependent upon water for their survival. Earth's Water introduces students to the many forms of Earth's water and emphasizes the importance of caring for this valuable resource. The book can also be used to make connections to prior knowledge and to identify main ideas and supporting details. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and N.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant th digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Common Nouns : Use and identify common nouns
Antonyms : Understand and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class