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Informational (nonfiction), 84 words, Level E (Grade 1), Lexile 150L
Known as the "wolves of the sea," orcas are beautiful and powerful animals with a reputation for being excellent hunters. All About Orcas provides students an introduction to these ocean creatures through repetitive text and striking photographs. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's purpose for writing and the proper use of antonyms.
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Author's Purpose : Determine an authorís purpose for writing
Short Vowel Sounds : Discriminate short vowel /i/ sound
Short Vowels : Identify short vowel i
Grammar and Mechanics
Simple Subject : Recognize and use simple subjects
Antonyms : Identify and use antonyms
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