Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class
Informational (nonfiction), Level Z (Grade 5), Abridged, Lexile 1050L
Genetics at Work explores the role that genetics plays in our growing world. The field of genetics is an ever-changing and rapidly expanding branch of science. From farming to crime fighting and disease prevention, genetics is shaping our future. Students will have the opportunity to learn more about these advancements while practicing the skills of summarizing and identifying main ideas and supporting details. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z1 and Z2.