Informational (nonfiction), 218 words, Level I (Grade 1), Lexile 500L
Multilevel Book also available in levels L and O
William Shakespeare is considered one of the greatest writers who ever lived. His ability to write about the depth of shared human experience is said to be unmatched. In William Shakespeare, students are introduced to the fascinating life of and body of work created by this extraordinary writer. The book can also be used to teach students how to distinguish fact and opinion and to identify and use names of people as proper nouns. The book and lesson are also available for levels L and O.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Fact or Opinion : Determine fact or opinion
Consonant Digraph Sounds : Discriminate consonant digraph /th/ sound
Consonant Digraphs : Identify consonant digraph th
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use names of people as proper nouns
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class