Informational (nonfiction), 1,382 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 990L
Lakes are found on every continent on Earth. They are a valuable freshwater resource, though some of Earth's largest lakes contain salt water. In Lakes students will discover the many features of the lake biome. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify the main idea and supporting details.
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aquatic, current, depression, dissolving, environments, eroding, freshwater, reservoirs, saltwater, sediment, still, volcanoes
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and details
Grammar and Mechanics
Pronouns : Identify and use correct pronoun agreement
Number Words : Identify number words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class