Informational (nonfiction), 1,349 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 1050L
Multilevel Book also available in levels Q and T
Color blindness is the world's most common genetic disorder, affecting more than 10 million people in the United States alone. Color Blindness provides students with a comprehensive explanation of the causes and effects of this condition. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose and to use hyphenated compound adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels Q and T.
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Close Read Passages
ancestry, complementary, cone cells, defects, genetic disorder, hereditary, molecules, photopigments, prism, retina, rod cells, wavelengths
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine authorís purpose
Grammar and Mechanics
Hyphenated Compound Adjectives : Recognize and use hyphenated compound adjectives
Compound Words : Identify and use compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class