Informational (nonfiction), 295 words, Level I (Grade 1), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 500L
The digestive system is an important part of the body, and the stomach plays a critical role in digestion. Without it, we would not have energy or be able to grow. My Stomach provides students a comprehensive look at this amazing body part and the steps in digestion. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing and the proper use of simple subjects.
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my, down, more
digestive system, energy, saliva, smell, stomach, swallow
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Teach the Objectives
Visualize to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Determine main idea and details
Initial Blends : Discriminate initial consonant sm- and st-blends
Consonant Blends : Identify initial consonant sm- and st-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Simple Subject : Recognize and use simple subjects
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class