Informational (nonfiction), 272 words, Level J (Grade 1), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 490L
What does your heart do for you? Read My Heart to get a detailed description of how your heart and blood work together to keep your body healthy. The detailed illustrations and labels make it easy to understand the parts of the heart and how they work. This book will teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing and to recognize and use prepositions.
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See the My Body page for additional instructional resources.
Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Author's Purpose : Determine the author's purpose
Initial Consonants : Discriminate initial consonant ch-blend
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant ch-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Prepositions : Recognize and use prepositions
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word goes
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class