Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class
Fantasy (fiction), 798 words, Level M (Grade 2), Fiction Series, Lexile 520L
Tommy and his friends read a book about dinosaurs. When Tommy shares his wish to see a real dinosaur, RK-5 takes them back to the time of the dinosaurs. They see many dinosaurs and make friends with a baby Triceratops before they must suddenly run and hide from a dangerous Tyrannosaurus. The story ends with a cliffhanger that concludes in Book #7.