Les mâts totémiques
Informational (nonfiction), 659 words, Level N (Grade 2), Lexile 980L
What kind of tree trunk can tell a story? One that's been carved into a totem pole! In this informational book, readers will learn in what parts of the United States totem poles are found, why they are used and by whom, and how totem poles are carved. Photographs of totem poles, and of figures found on totem poles, enhance the text.
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carver, clan, crest, memorial poles, mortuary poles, potlatch, totem poles
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Ask and answer questions to understand informational text
Main Idea and Details : Identify the main idea and supporting details in nonfiction text
R-Controlled Vowels : Identify r-controlled vowel ar
Grammar and Mechanics
Adjectives : Recognize adjectives as words that describe
Content Vocabulary : Understand and use content vocabulary
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
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