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Informational (nonfiction), 482 words, Level M (Grade 2)
Giant baobab trees have stood guard in Africa for centuries. Also known as "trees of life," baobabs provide food, water, shelter, and more for both people and wildlife. The Baobab provides students with a detailed look at these strange, ancient trees. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify main idea and details and the correct use of coordinate adjectives.
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Visualize to understand text
Determine main idea and details
Identify initial and final consonant st-blends
Grammar and Mechanics
Recognize and use coordinate adjectives
Identify and use antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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