Informational (nonfiction), 1,795 words, Level X (Grade 5), Lexile 950L
The Story of Immigration recounts the history of voluntary and involuntary immigration to the United States from the early 1600s to the present. The book explains why people immigrated and how they came to the United States. Photographs, charts, and a map support the text.
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Guided Reading Lesson
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Use the reading strategy of asking and answering questions while reading
Identify main ideas and supporting details
Grammar and Mechanics
Identify and use past, present, and future verb tenses
Use suffixes -ant and -ion
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups or whole class
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