Informational (nonfiction), 1,612 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 1050L
The Great Plains of the United States has been home to Native nations for thousands of years. The Lakota provides information about one of the three different groups that make up the Oceti Sakowin Nation. This informational text will teach readers about the Lakota way of life, their traditions, and how they continue to protect their culture. The book can also be used to teach students how to identify the main ideas and details of a text and the proper use of prepositional phrases.
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Teach the Objectives
Ask and answer questions to understand a text
Main Idea and Details : Identify the main idea and details in a text
Grammar and Mechanics
Prepositional Phrases : Understand the use of prepositional phrases within sentences
Content Vocabulary : Identify and use content vocabulary words
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class