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Fairy Tale (fiction), 716 words, Level O (Grade 2), Lexile 640L
Multilevel Book also available in levels I and L
The Wild Swans is a fairy tale that tells about a princess named Eliza and her eleven brothers. When their evil stepmother turns her brothers into swans, it is up to Eliza to turn them back again, but can she do it in time? Detailed and colorful illustrations will add to students' interest in this story. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to retell to better understand the story. The book and lesson are also available for levels I and L.
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Retell to understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions using clues found in the text
Consonant Digraphs : Identify initial consonant sh digraph
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns that name people
Synonyms and Antonyms : Identify and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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