Informational (nonfiction), 494 words, Level M (Grade 2)
Multilevel Book also available in levels J and P
Antarctica is one of the most mysterious continents, drawing both scientists and tourists to visit. It is the coldest continent with the strongest winds, making it a dangerous place to live. Amazing Antarctica provides students with a comprehensive look at the plant life, animal life, and weather patterns of this incredible continent. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as the proper use of adjectives. The book and lesson are also available for levels J and P.
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continents, globe, predator, protect, research, scientists
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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
Consonant Blends : Identify and use words with initial consonant st-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Boldface Words : Understand the purpose of boldface words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class