Informational (nonfiction), 258 words, Level G (Grade 1), Lexile 280L
Scorpions introduces students to the scorpion, an arachnid that comes out at night to hunt prey. Interesting facts and detailed photographs will keep students engaged in learning more about these fascinating critters. This book can also be used to teach students how to connect to prior knowledge as well as classify information to better understand text.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Classify Information : Classify information
Final Consonants : Discriminate final consonant /t/ sound
Consonants : Identify final consonant Tt
Grammar and Mechanics
Plural Nouns : Recognize and use plural nouns
High-Frequency Words : Identify and use the high-frequency word their
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class