Informational (nonfiction), 185 words, Level H (Grade 1), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 400L
Do you know how many bones are in the human body? Read My Bones to find out! Bones give our bodies shape. They also help protect our organs and help us move. Readers will love learning about the functions and the types of bones. This book provides students with a clear description of how bones work, and the clever illustrations are informative and fun. This fascinating book is also great for teaching students how to classify information and to use adjectives.
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do, my, now
bones, irregular, joints, protect, skeletons, support
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Classify Information : Classify information
Long Vowel Sounds : Discriminate long vowel /o/ sound
Long Vowels : Identify long vowel o
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class