Informational (nonfiction), 246 words, Level I (Grade 1), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 520L
Do you know what the body's largest organ is? It's the skin! Readers will love learning all about how the skin works to help protect the body. My Skin provides students with a clear description of how the skin works, and the clever illustrations provide information as well as entertainment! This captivating book is also great for teaching how to identify the main idea and details and to use a glossary to better understand the text.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to better understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify the main idea and details in a text
Initial Blends : Discriminate initial consonant sk-blend
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant sk-blend
Grammar and Mechanics
Predicates : Recognize and use simple predicates
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class