Informational (nonfiction), 620 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 550L
Snakes are among the animal kingdom's most amazing predators. Their ability to adapt to the natural world has enabled them to survive on every continent except Antarctica. Slithery Snakes provides students with a comprehensive look at these fascinating creatures that play an important role in Earth's natural environment. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine main idea and details and to effectively ask and answer questions. The book and lesson are also available for levels Q and T.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Determine main idea and details
Vowel Digraphs : Identify vowel digraph ee
Grammar and Mechanics
Nouns : Recognize and use nouns
Synonyms and Antonyms : Identify and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class