Informational (nonfiction), 57 words, Level D (Grade 1), Lexile 130L
Swamps are a varied and diverse part of the global landscape. Swamps provides students with an introduction to the many ways this unique habitat supports the health of our planet. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine the main idea and supporting details and to effectively ask and answer questions.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions
Main Idea and Details : Determine main idea and supporting details
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant /h/ sound
Consonants : Identify initial consonant Hh
Grammar and Mechanics
Simple Subject : Recognize and use simple subjects
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class