Informational (nonfiction), 2,423 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 920L
Can you imagine being trapped in the middle of a frozen sea for nearly two years? Endurance on the Ice tells the incredible survival story of an expedition gone wrong. In 1915, the crew of the Endurance found themselves stranded somewhere in the Antarctic. The journey that followed required courage, teamwork, persistence, and strength under treacherous conditions. The book can be used to teach students how effectively sequence events and use dashes.
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Leveled Book Lesson
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Summarize to understand text
Determine a sequence of events
Grammar and Mechanics
Determine the use of dashes in sentences
Identify and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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