Informational (nonfiction), 1,292 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 1030L
Mount Fuji is a source of inspiration for many, a symbol of peace and calm, as well as a powerful volcano. As Japan's highest mountain and a designated World Heritage Site, Mount Fuji attracts many people each year. Mount Fuji provides students a look at the many aspects of this natural wonder, from its cultural significance to its ever-changing beauty. The book can also be used to teach students how to determine an author's point of view and the proper use of hyphenated compound adjectives.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge
Author's Point of View : Determine authorís point of view
Grammar and Mechanics
Hyphenated Compound Adjectives : Recognize and use hyphenated compound adjectives
Roots : Identify and use root words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class