Informational (nonfiction), 2,238 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1140L
Multilevel Book also available in level Z
The Paralympics describes the history and organization of this prestigious sporting event. The book details the different sports included in the competition and provides the inspiring backstories of several athletes from around the world who have shown what is possible with hard work and dedication. This book can also be used to teach students how to determine the main idea and details in a text and the correct use of proper nouns that name places. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z and Z1.
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Kurzweil 3000 Format
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Close Read Passages
Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Main Idea and Details : Identify main idea and supporting details in text
Grammar and Mechanics
Proper Nouns : Recognize and use proper nouns that name places
Synonyms : Identify and use synonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class