Informational (nonfiction), 1,445 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1090L
Can you imagine your next pizza being delivered by a drone instead of a car? It may seem like something out of a movie, but it's already a reality! Drones informs students about these unmanned aerial vehicles, including their history and modern-day uses. The book presents some benefits and drawbacks of drone technology and encourages students to form their own opinion. This timely, fascinating topic and detailed photographs will keep students engaged while also giving them an opportunity to summarize and determine the author's point of view.
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agility, collide, customized, drone, Federal Aviation Administration, maneuverability, monitor, navigate, remote control, satellite, terrain, unmanned
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Author's Point of View : Determine authorís point of view
Grammar and Mechanics
Inflectional Endings : Recognize and use inflectional ending -ing
Roots : Identify and understand root words and their affixes
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class