Ciudades en el agua
Informational (nonfiction), 1,213 words, Level U (Grade 4), Lexile 960L
Many people have heard of Venice, Italy, but did you know there are other cities built on or near bodies of water, too? Water Cities is a nonfiction text that gives students more information about these fascinating cities. Engaging photographs and an interesting topic will capture students' interest in learning more about the world around them. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to summarize to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels R and X.
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions using clues found in the text
Grammar and Mechanics
Dash : Identify and use dashes
Compound Words : Discriminate and use open compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class