Informational (nonfiction), 1,001 words, Level T (Grade 3), Lexile 1100
From exploring Mars to investigating volcanoes and delivering packages, robots are used in many areas of modern life. In Robots, students will learn all about how these machines work, what they are used for, and why they are valuable to people. Detailed photographs and an engaging topic help students compare and contrast information. The book can also be used to teach students how to connect to prior knowledge to better understand the text.
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Teach the Objectives
Connect to prior knowledge to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information in a text
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Identify and use adjectives
Alphabetical Order : Place words in alphabetical order
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class