Informational (nonfiction), 1,733 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1060L
Can you imagine swimming thousands of miles for food or flying on a nonstop journey over the ocean? Amazing Migrations describes the incredible journeys certain animals make every year despite the many challenges and long distances. Engaging photographs and detailed graphics will capture students' interests. This book can be used to teach students how to identify cause-and-effect relationships as well as to identify and use proper nouns that name places.
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celestial bearings, dormant, hazards, imprinted, magnetic field, monitor, multigenerational, navigational, obligates, optimal, relocation, triggers
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand text
Cause and Effect : Determine cause-and-effect relationships
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns that name places
Content Vocabulary : Identify and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class