Informational (nonfiction), 1,295 words, Level S (Grade 3), Lexile 940L
Incredible Icebergs is a nonfiction text that gives students more information about these mysterious and sometimes dangerous pieces of ice. Engaging photographs and an unusual topic will capture students' interest. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions as well as to summarize to better understand the text.
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Make Inferences/Draw Conclusions : Make inferences and draw conclusions using clues in the text
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Synonyms and Antonyms : Discriminate and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class