Informational (nonfiction), 1,272 words, Level V (Grade 4), Nonfiction Series, Lexile 980L
Rainforests are among Earth's most precious resources. Home to an astonishing number of plant and animal species, rainforests are abundant in both their life-giving powers and beauty. Rainforests provides students with a detailed look at the intricacies of both tropical and temperate rainforests. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify main ideas and details as well as identify and use closed-compound words.
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abundant, adaptation, camouflage, canopy, decomposition, dense, diversity, evaporates, humid, nutrients, temperate, tropical
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand a text
Main Idea and Details : Determine main ideas and details
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize and use adjectives
Compound Words : Identify and use closed-compound words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class