Informational (nonfiction), 620 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 610L
Multilevel Book also available in level K
Do you know that some plants eat meat? Some even steal food from other plants. Strange Plants is an informative look at unusual plants that exist in the world. Detailed photographs accompany an engaging text about extraordinarily strange plants. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify main ideas and details and the proper use of adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels K and Q.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Literature Circle Resources
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Close Read Passages
Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main ideas and details in a text
Consonant Blends : Identify consonant str-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Compound Words : Identify compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class