Informational (nonfiction), 1,183 words, Level U (Grade 4), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 1000L
Earth's surface contains a vast variety of communities, environments, and extremes. Tundra provides students a comprehensive look at this unique biome where animals, plants, and humans have to adapt to survive. Students will learn about the many distinctive features that shape one of Earth's harshest biomes. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine cause and effect and how to recognize dashes.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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See the Brilliant Biomes page for additional instructional resources.
adaptations, alpine, fragile, global warming, hibernate, lichens, migrate, nomadic, permafrost, photosynthesis, precipitation, remoteness
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Cause and Effect : Identify cause and effect
Grammar and Mechanics
Dash : Recognize and use dashes
Compound Words : Identify and understand compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class