Informational (nonfiction), 2,304 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1080L
In 1940, Adolph Hitler led Nazi Germany in an attempt to overtake Great Britain as part of their plan to conquer Europe. Despite the fall of their allies, the British people would not surrender. Battle Over Britain describes the events of the Battle of Britain and the Blitz, two military campaigns in which the Germans and the British fought in an air war above Great Britain. This riveting historical account will pique students' interest while also giving them the opportunity to retell as well as identify cause-and-effect relationships in a nonfiction text.
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Retell to understand text
Determine cause-and-effect relationships
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use compound sentences
Discriminate and use open compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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