Informational (nonfiction), 1,217 words, Level T (Grade 3), Lexile 940L
Multilevel Book also available in levels N and Q
In the millions of years that ants have crawled the earth, they have become some of the most fascinating and amazing insects. Informative and entertaining, Awesome Ants gives students a look into the intricate lives of ants. Detailed photographs provide up-close views of everything awesome about ants, from communication through scents and vibration to their underground activities. The book can also be used to identify main idea and supporting details. The book and lesson are also available for levels N and Q.
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antennae, colony, communicate, cultivate, insects, mandibles, scavenge, sensors, species
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Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details in text
Grammar and Mechanics
Conjunctions : Recognize and use conjunctions and and but
Synonyms and Antonyms : Identify synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
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