Informational (nonfiction), 1,577 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1010L
Like all people, refugees want to live where they can feel safe. Refugees informs readers about the many reasons people are forced to flee their homes to seek safety as well as the challenges and hardships faced along the way. This book can also be used to teach students how to determine cause-and-effect relationships and recognize and use correct subject-verb agreement.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Cause and Effect : Determine cause-and-effect relationships
Grammar and Mechanics
Subject-Verb Agreement : Recognize and use correct subject-verb agreement
Number Words : Identify and use number words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class