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Informational (nonfiction), 563 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 860L
Multilevel Book also available in levels H and K
In the high desert of northern Arizona is a canyon so big that we can see it from space. The Grand Canyon provides students an introduction to this incredible wonder of the world from from its formation and early explorations to the canyon as we know it today: one of the most popular national parks. The book can also be used to teach students how to discern fact or opinion and to identify synonyms and antonyms. The book and lesson are also available for levels H and K.
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Ask and answer questions to understand text
Determine fact or opinion
Identify initial consonant gr-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use proper nouns as names of places
Identify synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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